Atlanta mayor: 2 officers ambushed, 1 wounded; suspect dead
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say two police officers responding to reports of gunfire in one of Atlanta’s most famous neighborhoods were ambushed, leaving one of them shot and wounded and a suspect dead. Deputy Atlanta Police Chief Charles Hampton Jr. said the officers entered an apartment building in the bustling Midtown area Wednesday to investigate reports of shots. He said they were immediately met with gunfire and returned fire, killing one suspect. Authorities say the wounded officer is in stable condition at a hospital and is talking with fellow officers and family. The officer and the suspect were not immediately identified.