2 officers shot; ‘armed, dangerous’ man sought

8:15 p.m Saturday, May 27, 2017 Atlanta News
Kendarrious Chester (Credit: Clayton County Sheriff's Office)

Two College Park police officers were shot Saturday in a restaurant on Old National Highway, according to multiple sources.

Authorities are seeking Kendarrious Chester in connection with the incident, Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill said. Chester is considered armed and dangerous, according to Hill.

Chester is about 5-foot-10 and weighs about 152 pounds, Hill said. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 770-477-4479.

The officers were shot in a small shopping plaza at the intersection of Old National Highway and Old National Parkway, police said.

Chester started shooting at the officers inside a restaurant between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., according to Channel 2 Action News.

Police were called because people had been parked inside a car suspiciously since about 10 a.m. Saturday.

The officers, who were not identified, are not believed to be seriously hurt. One was shot in the stomach area, but the bullet was blocked by his bulletproof vest, Channel 2 reported. The other officer took a bullet that ended up hitting his police radio

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