05/07/2007

Atlanta: 3 officer-involved shootings in one week reviewed

By DAVID SIMPSON
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
 
Even as local and federal investigations continue into the killing of an elderly woman by Atlanta police last November, the department now also must conduct its own review of three nonfatal shootings by Atlanta officers in one week.

The incidents — two on Wednesday and one April 28 — come as residents in several metro Atlanta communities are raising concerns about police shootings.

In Atlanta, the two shootings on Wednesday began with officers trying to pull over a vehicle.

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