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Police, SWAT team find weapon, continue search for suspicious man

2:38 PM, Aug 30, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Police are on the scene in Oakland City after an unsuccessful attempt to question a man Thursday morning.

According to the Atlanta Public Safety Headquarters, Zone 4 Crime Suppression Units tried to stop and question a suspicious male near Princess Avenue around 10 a.m.

Police said the man was riding a bicycle. When approaced by police, he got off the bicycle and went behind a house.

Police officers then heard a gunshot. They took cover and requested additional units to the scene.

These units, and the Atlanta Police SWAT Unit searched the area. They recovered a weapon, but have not located the suspect.

A school in the area was placed on lock-down during the search.

The scene is now clear. Units will continue working to identify the suspect.

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