Atlanta police officer injured during stolen car sting

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Police are searching for the driver who struck and injured an Atlanta Police officer in northwest Atlanta Wednesday evening.

It happened around 7 p.m. near a gated apartment community on Hollywood Road.

Atlanta Police said they were tracking down two stolen vehicles when one of the vehicles barreled through a gate and slammed into a nearby patrol car.

Officers did find stolen car later, but they were still looking for the second stolen vehicle and that driver.

Police said the injured officer was taken to an Atlanta hospital in stable condition.

The names have not yet been released.