GBI investigating officer-involved shooting after 17-year-old shot in South Fulton


The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate a shooting that left a 17-year-old shot and injured in South Fulton, officials told Channel 2 Action News.

According to the GBI, the South Fulton Police Department asked for their assistance after 17-year-old Jordan Buckner was shot Friday evening around 6:43 p.m.

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Officers with the South Fulton Police Department responded to Burdett Place after a call about a suspicious person. Officials told Channel 2 Action News officers located Buckner and saw that he was holding a gun under his shirt and gave him commands to show them his hands.

During that time, one of the officers shot Buckner once.


Buckner was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. Officers did recover a handgun from the scene.

It is unclear if Buckner will face any charges. No officers were injured in this incident.

The GBI will conduct an independent investigation of the officer-involved shooting. Once complete, the case file will be given to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office for review.

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