ATLANTA – Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a man who showed a gun while being chased in woods in Atlanta.
Atlanta Police told news outlets the officer was flagged down by someone who heard gunshots around a strip club about 1 a.m. Sunday near Interstate 85 in southwest Atlanta.
Police say the officer found the man, who ran into the woods. Authorities say the officer fired his weapon after he saw a gun in the man's hands.
The identities of the man killed and the officer have not been released.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating.