SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - Police in Cobb County are searching for a man they say fired a gun at an officer, and a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his arrest. Authorities say the officer was patrolling a Smyrna apartment complex just after 1 a.m. Friday when he spotted a suspicious man. Police told various Atlanta news outlets that the man started running and turned and shot at the officer, who was chasing him.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported the officer was wearing a bulletproof vest and was taken to a hospital in good condition. The officer gave a description of the suspect that was distributed to residents in the area. Police say the man is considered armed and dangerous. Officers from neighboring law enforcement agencies have been assisting in the search.