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Man Wounded in Exchange of Gunfire with Police at Hotel

Police Shooting
Posted at 2:58 AM, May 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-17 22:59:47-04

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after police shot a man during a confrontation at a hotel just northwest of Atlanta.

Police say the gunfire happened shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday at the hotel along Windy Hill Road, in Cobb County. Police say the man was shot in the stomach and taken to Kennestone Hospital.

WSB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1HlLvM2) that one of the officers was treated for multiple injuries but was expected to recover.

Police say officers were called the hotel to investigate reports of a suspicious person, and became involved in an altercation with the suspect in a motel room and continued in a hallway.

Few other details were immediately available.

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Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html

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