GBI: Man who attacked stranger shot by police officer

- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said a man who attacked a person for no reason was shot by a Fulton County police officer at an apartment complex Thursday night. 

Fulton County police responded to a 911 call about a fight at the Riverside Parc Apartments on Waycrest Drive around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, an officer found "the aggressor of the fight."

According to the GBI, the officer said the suspect ignored his commands, and at some point during the encounter the officer opened fire, striking the man several times. 

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Investigators said the man is accused of attacking one of the residents at the apartment complex. The victim did not know the suspect, according to police.

The suspect was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition. 

Police remain on scene, where much of the complex has been roped off by investigators. 

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