DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A police officer shot and wounded a man who police say threatened the officer with a gun at an apartment complex near Atlanta.
DeKalb County police say the officer had responded to a 911 call Monday night reporting that a woman had been stabbed at the Marquis Forest Apartments.
Police tell WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/1xuJCuW) that a dog tried to attack the officer, who shot and killed it. Police say the officer was then confronted by a gunman.
DeKalb County Interim Chief James Conroy said the officer ordered him several times to drop the handgun, but he refused. The man was then shot in the stomach and taken to a hospital.
Police said they found a woman with a stab wound inside the apartment. Authorities said she was hospitalized in stable condition.