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South Carolina police shooting

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A woman is dead after an officer involved shooting near Underground Atlanta on Pryor Street.  25 year old Alexia Christian was taken into custody after officers found her in a vehicle that was reported stolen. A police source said when officers detained the woman, they found drugs and learned she had a warrant.“Shortly after that, allegedly the individual opened fire with a handgun or with a weapon firing at least twice at the officers. The officers retreated and opened fire.Christian was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital to be treated for her wounds. She later died from her injuries. Investigators said no officers were hurt in this incident.According to one source, officers did handcuff Christian, who may have gotten one hand free to grab her gun. The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.

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