Dekalb County, Georgia police are responding to reports of a shooting according to police dispatchers. A tweet from a local media station indicates that the shooting may have involved a police officer, though that report is not yet confirmed. The shooting is reported to have taken place in Decatur, Georgia, on Pine Tree Circle in the 100 block. Police vehicles are on the scene, and access to the scene has been restricted.
Virtually no details have been released as of yet about the shooting, other than the initial report that it may have been officer-related. Local media are on the way to the area now. It is not yet known how many people were involved in the shooting, or the nature or extent of their injuries. There have been no reports of arrests as of yet, but as police continue the investigation and examination of the scene, more details are expected to be released. Initial reports did not mention any fatalities.
By Jim Malone
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