(ATLANTA) — Officials in Atlanta say an area police officer and a homeowner were each shot overnight Monday into Tuesday.
According to ABC affiliate WSB-TV, police officers were responding to a report of a suspicious person in the neighborhood when they approached a home that they believed fit the description of where the individual had been seen. Officials later said that the home was not the right one.
Officials say they are still working to determine the sequence of events that led to the shooting, but that one officer and the homeowner were each shot in the leg. WSB-TV reports that the officer is in critical condition and that the homeowner is expected to be okay. A dog was also killed in the incident.
Three officers involved in the incident have all been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation.
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