The shooting took place early Sunday morning at Goldrush Showbar from Interstate 85 near the Metropolitan Parkway in southwest Atlanta.
Channel 2 s ] Lauren Pozen learned from the police that a person flagged an officer to report hearing shots in the area.
The officer later found a man in the area, and when they contacted, the police said the man ran out into the woods nearby. That was when the shooting took place.
" At some point during the footstep, the suspect produced a fireman, our officer fired, he hit the suspect and killed the suspect " said Atlanta vice president Jeff Glazier.
Police say it is not known whether the man fired on the officer, but the GBI is investigating.
They could find firearms on the spot here.
No officers were injured.
This was the 26th official shooting in Georgia, GBI says.
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