A DeKalb County police officer was shot Monday night. The officer was responding to a burglary in progress call. The circumstances of the shooting are unclear.
USA Today Reports:
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A DeKalb County police officer was shot Monday evening, authorities said.
The incident happened on Boulderwoods Drive around 7:35 p.m. ET. The officer was responding to a burglary in progress call.
The injured officer was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital, according to Parish, Mekka Parish of the DeKalb County Police Department. The officer was headed into surgery as of 8:45 p.m., WXIA-TV’s Kevin Rowson reports.