ATLANTA — An off-duty Georgia State University police officer has been shot, prompting a search for two people.

WSB-TV reports that Atlanta police say two men came up to the off-duty officer and another woman in southwest Atlanta and tried to rob them Sunday night. One of the assailants was on a bike, and one was walking.

Sgt. John Chafee says a struggle ensued between one of the women and one of the men. Chafee says man on the bicycle then pulled a gun and shot at the woman at least once. The off-duty officer returned fire, but the men ran away.

Police say the officer, who has not been identified, was shot twice and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where she is listed in stable condition.


Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html