Trooper in hospital after traffic stop shootout in north GA

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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) – Officials are responding to an officer-involved shooting in Bartow County, about 25 miles north of Marietta.

WXIA reports a trooper is in the hospital after exchanging fire with a suspect in a traffic stop Thursday morning.

The incident happened near Cartersville on I-75 south near Exit 293.

Both the trooper and “violator” were taken to a hospital.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been requested and will be handling the investigation.

This story is developing. Check back for further updates.

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