ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say police killed a man suspected of shooting a Georgia officer following a search that involved multiple law enforcement agencies.
A Cobb County officer responded to a domestic dispute in Acworth on Sunday afternoon.
Police say a man, who wasn’t immediately identified, pulled out a gun and started shooting.
Sgt. Wayne Delk says the officer was shot point blank in the chest but was wearing a bullet-proof vest.
The officer was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police fatally shot the man after an hours-long search.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating.