Cobb County officer shot, hospitalized; suspect later shot and killed, police say

A Cobb County police officer was shot and then hospitalized Sunday, the police department said.

In a Tweet, the Cobb County Police Department said the shooting happened "on the North Shores Rd near Dallas Acworth Hwy." 

According to police, a white male pulled out a gun and shot the officer during a domestic call.

In a statement sent to FOX 5 police said, "the officer was wearing a bullet proof vest and thats what saved his life."

The officer was later taken to a hospital for treatment for injuries that were described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. police confirmed the suspect had been shot and killed during a separate officer-involved shooting.

According to authorities, no officers were injured during the second shooting incident.

An investigation continues.

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