Police: SWAT officer shoots man made threats with gun

ATLANTA – Georgia authorities say an Atlanta SWAT team officer shot a man who threats and said that he had a gun.

WXIA-TV reports that the man was shot in the abdomen, but was alert and talking when taken to a hospital Thursday evening.

WAGA-TV reports a resident found a broken window and called 911 about 2 hours, says an estranged relative might have gotten in the house.

WXIA quotes Georgia Bureau of Investigation authorities say that the negotiators talked with the man for more than 45 minutes, but he was not so good. Then he walked to the front door about 5:30 pm, a SWAT officer shot at him.

The state bureau is investigating, as is customary for all police units.

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