According to the GBI, the officer was flagged down by a citizen around 1 a.m. while patrolling outside the Goldrush Showbar on Metropolitan Parkway. He was asked to look into a report of armed person near the ramp to northbound I-85.
The officer made contact with a man, identified by the GBI as 31-year-old Oscar Cain, and attempted to arrest him, spokeswoman Natalie Ammons said. Cain took off running into a wooded area on Connell Avenue, in a residential area behind the strip club. The officer pursued.