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Officer-involved shooting

Officer-involved shooting

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ATLANTA, Ga. -

Atlanta police said they they were forced to shoot a man they were trying to arrest Friday night.

Police said they were investigating drug activity on Boulevard when they were confronted by a group of people, and one of them had a gun.

Police said that man was Desmond Hunter, and he was not cooperating.

Officers said a struggle ensued and that's when Hunter was tased and shot.

Hunter is being treated at Atlanta Medical Center.

Police tell FOX 5 they are interviewing eyewitnesses.

The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave.

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