Crime: Drug dealers try to rob undercover DEA agents, leading to gunfire, officials say - PressFrom - US

Crime Drug dealers try to rob undercover DEA agents, leading to gunfire, officials say

22:30  09 october  2019
22:30  09 october  2019 Source:

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The Drug Enforcement Agency said a group of drug dealers tried to rob a group of undercover agents in a northwest Atlanta neighborhood Tuesday, leading to gunfire.

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Police said three people were arrested and agents are searching for two more. One person was shot and taken to the hospital

Channel 2's Lauren Pozen confirmed with investigators that no agents were shot.

The neighborhood on Hollywood road was on lockdown for more than 15 hours while the Georgia Bureau of Investigation worked the scene.

Agents said the undercover officer was in the neighborhood working a meth and cocaine operation.

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Pozen was in the neighborhood, where some people who live there were stuck at home and others were forced to sleep in their cars. Pozen saw two cars being towed from the scene.

This is one of 2 cars I saw get towed from the scene in NW Atlanta where the DEA agents had a neighborhood on lockdown during an investigation. At noon, why the @GBI_GA is involved and the major inconvenience this caused for people who live in this area since Tuesday afternoon!

— Lauren Pozen WSB (@LaurenPozenWSB) October 9, 2019

We're working to learn more about the search for more suspects, for Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.


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