News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT
ATLANTA (AP) - Horrified subway riders rushed to save a woman pushed in front of a commuter train in Atlanta, but she was hit by the train and seriously injured. A 28-year-old suspect was in custody after Sunday afternoon's chaos at the city's Midtown Station, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority said.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a Georgia man has been fatally shot by officers responding to a domestic call. Citing the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, news outlets report 33-year-old Jeremiah Perdue died Sunday. A GBI release says Atlanta Police Department officers responded around 4 a.m. to a report of a man pointing a gun at a family member.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say police at a Georgia university were fired upon and a search for the suspect is underway. Georgia State University Police Chief Joseph Spillane tells WXIA-TV an officer approached a group of men near the downtown Atlanta campus Sunday night. He says one of the men then fired at the officer and the group fled. He says the officer returned fire, but he doesn't believe anyone was hit in the exchange. Police dogs were on scene late Sunday while officers searched for the men.
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in Georgia say an argument between a woman and a male driver outside a Walmart in Snellville lead to a fatal shooting. Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead tells the Gwinnett Daily Post that the woman's fiance pulled out a gun and fatally shot the 49-year-old driver Sunday afternoon. News outlets report authorities have not released the man's identity pending notification of his next of kin. The department tweeted later that day that the shooter is in custody.
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