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Man arrested for shooting Atlanta cop

5:33 PM, Dec 24, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Police have made an arrest in the November shooting of an off-duty Atlanta police officer.

Jemarcus Deshun Jordan was taken into custody Tuesday.

The 23-year-old suspect is accused of shooting Officer Christopher Smith in the face and leg on Nov. 9.

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Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones said Smith was off-duty and working a second job on Hardee Street when the suspect ambushed him and shot him with a shotgun. Smith survived and was released from Grady Memorial Hospital the next day.

Jordan is being held in the DeKalb County Jail.

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