Georgia off-duty cop shot in neck after parking dispute returned fire, killing alleged assailant

Georgia off-duty cop shot in neck after dispute returned fire, killing alleged assailant

10/26/2021 6:50:00 PM

Georgia off-duty cop shot in neck after dispute returned fire, killing alleged assailant

An off-duty Georgia police officer working parking enforcement in Atlanta was shot in the neck Monday night – when he then returned fire, striking and killing his alleged assailant, state investigators say.

was shot in the neck Monday night – when he then returned fire, striking and killing his alleged assailant, state investigators say. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) said the incident, which happened at about 9:52 p.m. on 320 Luckie Street in Atlanta, marks the 80th officer-involved shooting statewide this year. An off-duty officer, who is employed in a reserve capacity for the Molena Police Department, which serves the small town about 60 miles south of downtown Atlanta, was working a second job for the parking enforcement company, ATL Plus, at the time. 

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