A Henry County police was shot Thursday morning and the gunman was killed, according to Channel 2 Action News.
The officer hit his face but could return and killed the shooter according to the news station.
While the authorities did not confirm that account in an interview with AJC.com, police spokesman Sgt. John Davis said an officer was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment. Officers permission is not known.
Georgia’s investigative agency is located at the shooting site, located near a dentist’s office on Jonesboro Road.
Henry County Authorities Urge Drivers to Avoid Jonesboro Road and Wesley Lakes Boulevard near McDonough.
Henry County authorities ask drivers to avoid the Jonesboro Road area and Wesley Lakes Boulevard near McDonough. (Photo: Channel 2 Action News)
“The scene has been secured,” said the police on Facebook. “There is no increased risk to public safety at this time.
We work to learn more.
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Henry County Police confirmed that the shot lasted Thursday morning.