Police involved shooting in Forest Park

4:27 PM, Oct 22, 2012   |    comments
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FOREST PARK, Ga. -- A Clayton County Police officer was involved in a shooting in Forest Park Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened at around 2 p.m. at the El Dixie Plaza sandwich shop on Old Dixie Road, according to dispatchers.

Authorities said a Dominican man wielded a knife at another person, and that when officers arrived on the scene, the person with the knife threatened one officer, who fired when he said he felt his life was threatened.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital with what officials called non-life-threatening injuries.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting police with the investigation.

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