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Off-Duty Officer Shoots Armed Teen Suspect During High School Football Game in Atlanta: Report


A total of three guns were found at the scene.

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An off-duty Atlanta police officer reportedly shot an armed teen suspect in the arm while investigating reports of shots fired during the fourth quarter of a high school football game between

The officer reportedly found the teen holding a gun in the parking lot and took action. A witness said at least one suspect was arrested and investigators revealed that three guns were found in the area.

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Witnesses said the game between Mays High School and Carver High was stopped with about 9 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter due to the incident.

One witness said he heard 12 shots fired and saw police arrest one person.

The suspect was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.

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