Atlanta police: Officer fatally shoots man armed with gun

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) — Atlanta police say an officer fatally shot a man accused of approaching her with a gun.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted officer Tasheena Brown as saying that the department was called to a southeast Atlanta street at around 7:30 p.m. Monday by a woman who said she and her husband were fighting.

Brown said police found the couple in a car. Officials said the man later approached the officer with a gun and the officer shot him. He died at a hospital.

Authorities didn’t release the names or races of anyone involved. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is reviewing the shooting.

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