GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in College Park, GA

March 18, 2017

College Park, Georgia – On Saturday, March 18, 2017, the Fulton County Police Department requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to investigate an officer involved shooting in College Park, Georgia that resulted in the death of one individual.  

Preliminary information indicates that an officer with the Fulton County Police Department responded to the Baby Grand Piano Bar at 5328 Old National Highway in regards to a person struck by a vehicle call.  The officer encountered the suspected vehicle and the officer along with an armed security guard discharged their weapons.  The vehicle continued to flee out of the parking lot and wrecked a short distance later.  The subject was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital where he later died.

The GBI is in the early stages of this investigation.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the GBI at 770-388-5019.  When the investigation is complete, it will be turned over to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office for review. 

Nelly Miles - Public Affairs Director | GBI - Decatur | 404-270-8330