The Atlanta officer reportedly shot a security guard on Marietta Street

ATLANTA, Georgia (CBS46) – An Atlanta Police Department officer is recovering in the hospital after being shot while responding to a burglary on Marietta Street. Police believe the killer was a security guard.

It happened shortly after 6am on Thursday after police were called in to report a burglary at a luxury men’s boutique called A Ma Maniere.

Police tell CBS46 that a shot was fired during the investigation that hit one of the officers on the spot. Another officer applied a tourniquet and a convoy of police vehicles escorted the injured officer, a 4-year police department veteran, to Grady Memorial Hospital.

Details about the shooting or why security would shoot the officer remain limited. Police are investigating both the alleged burglary and the shooting on Marietta Street.

CBS46 is on the scene and will have the latest details on this developing story.

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