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Police Officer Shot, Injured After Robbery

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Athens Banner-Herald

4 July 2008

JONESBORO – Police say a man turned in by his father was arrested and charged with shooting a restaurant manager in the head during a robbery and then shooting a Clayton County police officer in the wrist.

It began around 2 a.m. Thursday with a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Stockbridge. Police say 23-year-old Marquet Donald was arrested about nine hours later.

The manager was listed in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital. The officer, Matthew Whitton, a 6-year veteran of the police department, was treated at the scene.

 

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