Man shot while working security at Atlanta grocery store grabs suspect’s gun during fight, shoots him back

A man shot at an Atlanta grocery store returned fire against a suspect accused of shooting him. The victim told police she managed to grab the gun and shoot him.

Investigators found a man shot in the knee at a supermarket on MLK Jr. Drive and a man shot in the head near Napoleon Drive. They determined that the two scenes were linked.

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A man working in security at the supermarket told police that another man entered the store and pointed a gun at him. He said he and the suspect got into a fight and the suspect was shot in the knee.

The victim told police she was able to take the gun away from the suspect and shoot him. The suspect fled the scene before police found him on the road at the Napoleon location.

Police have not identified the suspect or his condition, but say he is currently in the Grady Memorial Hospital Detention Center.

Charges will be filed after his release.


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