The guard and the man have not been identified.
Police responded to the area and arrested the guard on charges of reckless conduct and discharging a gun within city limits. A charge of aggravated assault was later added.
Officers canvassed the area looking for the injured man. He was found about 2 a.m. after employees at the Regal Tara Cinemas 4 on Cheshire Bridge Road saw a man bleeding in the movie theater, Atlanta police Capt. Reginald Moorman told Channel 2 Action News.
Moorman said the man had been shot in the elbow. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. Officials have not said if he will be charged.
In other news:
New numbers show that throughout Georgia, more??than 6,000 citations were issued since the Hands-Free Law went into effect July 1.