MONROE, Ga. — The state will investigate a shooting that involved a Monroe police officer at a hotel late Monday.
Police responded to a 911 hangup at Haven Inn & Suites, 1222 W. Spring St., at 9:19 p.m.
Officer Shannon Haynes said that as police tried to identify the person involved in a dispute, the situation escalated to the point a shot was fired.
One person was wounded and transported to Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
No officers were hurt, Haynes said.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called in, as is standard for officer-involved shootings.