Woman shot as po­lice tried to serve war­rant

Chattanooga Times Free Press - - REGION - STAFF, WIRE RE­PORTS

A woman was shot as po­lice tried to serve a war­rant at a home out­side Atlanta, ac­cord­ing to au­thor­i­ties.

Gwin­nett County po­lice Cpl. Michele Pi­hera said a SWAT team was try­ing to serve war­rants Thurs­day morn­ing when the woman was shot in Buford, about 40 miles north­east of Atlanta.

It wasn’t im­me­di­ately clear who fired the gun­shot and Pi­hera didn’t re­lease fur­ther de­tails early Thurs­day morn­ing as she was on her way to the scene. There were no im­me­di­ate re­ports of any in­juries to the of­fi­cers.

Po­lice said the woman was taken to a hospi­tal in nearby Lawrenceville, Ga.

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