Police: Man shot fleeing stolen car in suburban Atlanta

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Posted: Nov 06, 2016 7:00 PM

MABLETON, Ga. (AP) — Police say an officer shot a man attempting to flee from a stolen vehicle in suburban Atlanta.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles says the incident the occurred around 11 a.m. Sunday after Cobb County police officers responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle and learned it was stolen. One of the men exited the vehicle and tried to run from police before the officer shot him in the leg after a short chase.

The man was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The name of the man has not been released.

No arrests have been reported.

No officers were injured.