Police officer shoots burglary suspect in Norcross

Associated Press - March 21, 2011 4:54 PM ET

NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a police officer shot and wounded a burglary suspect at a home in Norcross.

The Gwinnett Daily Post reports the shooting happened Monday morning at a home on Weatherford Road.

Police say the officer, who wasn't identified, was not injured.

Gwinnett police spokesman Cpl. Jake Smith said the burglary suspect was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center for treatment of gunshot injuries that are not life-threatening.

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