Police shoot, wound man in shootout at the bank in the near of Atlanta

MARIETTA, Georgia. – Police say an officer a man injured during a shootout outside a bank branch northwest of Atlanta.

Cobb County police say that the shootout happened in the Marietta area, after officers pulled over an SUV on Tuesday evening and a passenger jumped out.

Witness Trevor Johnson tells WSB-TV that the passenger had a gun and started shooting everywhere.”

Cobb County police spokeswoman Alicia Chilton says the officers returned fire and shot the suspect to defend himself.

The police is no possible motive for the first gunshots or data, including the race of the officers or the wounded man. His condition was not immediately available early Wednesday.

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