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Report: Man Shot By Police In Downtown Atlanta

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Atlanta police say they are investigating a reported shooting incident involving a police officer. (Getty Images)

Atlanta police say they are investigating a reported shooting incident involving a police officer. (Getty Images)

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – A man has reportedly been shot at Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta, reports WGCL-TV.

Authorities say a Georgia State University police officer in plain clothes was assaulted by a man with a knife outside the police station.

Police say another officer responded and shot the man with the knife after he failed to comply with the officer’s demands.

The man was taken by ambulance to the hospital.

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