At the request of the Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are responding to an officer-involved shooting in Hapeville.

According to a news release, on March 19, a state trooper assisted Atlanta Police officers in pursuit of a vehicle bearing a stolen license plate.

GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said the trooper attempted several Pursuit Intervention Technique, or PIT, maneuvers, which are executed to contact, rotate and bring a vehicle to a stop.

“The vehicle continued on and drove in the direction of the trooper,” she said in a statement. “The trooper fired multiple times and struck the subject.”

The suspect is in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital, Miles said.

The trooper was not injured.

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