Marietta, Ga. Police Officer shot responding to larceny, 2 suspects in custody

An Officer from Marietta, Ga. was shot when investigating the theft from vehicles. Suspects exchanged gunfire with officers in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Marietta, Ga. Officers responded to reports of people breaking into vehicles to steal their contents at the Gallery Apartments in the 700 block of Franklin Gateway.

According to officials at about 4:30 A.M. responding officers approached the area, they say they found two suspects in a car, which is when at least one suspect allegedly shot an officer. 3 officers returned fire after one officer was hit with gunfire. One suspect was struck.

Both suspect and officer were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The other suspect was taken into custody.

The officer that was shot was identified as Scott Davis a 10 year veteran of the Police force.

The two other officers who were involved in the shooting will be placed on administrative leave per department policy.

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Officer Scott Davis (Source: Marietta police)

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