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Atlanta police fatally shoot man inside steakhouse

Atlanta police fatally shot a person after he opened fireplace and struck a safety guard inside a Brazilian steakhouse Wednesday, authorities mentioned.

The unidentified man was shot by police after he pulled a gun and fired one spherical on the guard in Fogo de Chão, Deputy Police Chief Charles Hampton mentioned Wednesday.

Cops arrived on the restaurant after being referred to as for an “unruly patron” at round 7 p.m.

The person refused to depart the enterprise and the encounter turned bodily. An officer deployed his Taser, which had a “detrimental impact on the topic,” Hampton mentioned.

He was then tackled by the safety guard.

“Whereas tacking the topic, the topic was in a position to retrieve his weapon, the suspect’s weapon, and fireplace one shot into the safety guard at which period one in every of our officers did deploy his firearm fatally injuring the topic,” Hampton mentioned.

The safety guard was rushed to an space hospital and is in secure situation, police mentioned. It seems nobody else was injured, in line with police.

Police are outside the scene where a shooting took inside Fogo de Chão on May 18, 2022, authorities said.
Police are exterior the scene the place a taking pictures occurred inside Fogo de Chão on Might 18, 2022, authorities mentioned.
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Cops arrived at the restaurant after being called for an “unruly patron” at around 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Cops arrived on the restaurant after being referred to as for an “unruly patron” at round 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
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“There have been a number of people contained in the restaurant, however our officers did an excellent job to isolate the topic to the entrance of the enterprise the place no patrons have been in hurt’s manner,” Hampton mentioned.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will take over the probe of the incident.

Hampton may solely describe the deceased man as an grownup male.

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