A police officer fired at a teenage boy after a chase through a South Fulton apartment complex Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Officers from the South Fulton and College Park police departments responded to the Biscayne Apartment Homes along Old National Highway about 11:30 a.m. after receiving a call about a suspicious person, police said.
An officer made contact with a suspect in possession of a handgun, prompting a foot chase, police said. Shots were fired behind an apartment building, but no one was injured.
The suspect was identified by his mother as a 13-year-old Woodland Middle School student, Channel 2 Action News reported.
It’s unclear whether the teen fired at officers, but police told the news station they recovered a gun that was reported stolen out of Union City three days ago.
South Fulton police said they’ve had run-ins with the teen in the past, but it’s unclear why.
The suspect, who was not identified, was taken into custody at the scene, city officials said in a statement.
Authorities declined to release additional information, citing the ongoing investigation.
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