- Associated Press - Thursday, February 11, 2016

RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on a gun battle during a law enforcement operation in suburban Atlanta that killed an officer and wounded a suspect. (all times local):

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6 p.m.

Police have identified the officer who died after being shot twice during a law enforcement operation in suburban Atlanta.

Riverdale police chief Todd Spivey said that Maj. Greg Barney died Thursday after the 25-year veteran was shot by a suspect who was also wounded by gunfire.

Police Assistant Chief Michael Reynolds says police officers were assisting Clayton County police with an operation at an apartment complex in Riverdale late Thursday morning.

Riverdale City Manager E. Scott Wood says Barney was struck in the mid-torso and arm.

Reynolds says the suspect was also shot.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman Scott Dutton says the GBI is investigating the shooting. Dutton says the body of Barney has been taken to the GBI headquarters, where an autopsy will be performed Friday morning.

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4 p.m.

Police say an officer has died after being shot twice during a law enforcement operation in suburban Atlanta.

Riverdale police chief Todd Spivey said the officer died Thursday after he was shot by a suspect who was also wounded by gunfire.

Police Assistant Chief Michael Reynolds says police officers were assisting Clayton County police with an operation at an apartment complex in Riverdale late Thursday morning.

Riverdale City Manager E. Scott Wood says the officer was struck in the mid-torso and arm.

Reynolds says the suspect was also shot. He did not release any details about the police operation or say what led to the shooting.

The names of the officer and suspect were not immediately released.

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12:28 p.m.

Police in an Atlanta suburb say an officer was shot twice by a suspect who also was wounded by gunfire during a law enforcement operation Thursday.

Riverdale police officers were assisting Clayton County police with an operation at an apartment complex in Riverdale late Thursday morning, Riverdale police Assistant Chief Michael Reynolds said at a brief news conference.

The Riverdale officer was struck twice by gunfire, and the suspect was also hit, Reynolds said. He did not release any details about the police operation or say what led to the shooting. The officer was in surgery early Thursday afternoon, he said.

The officer’s name wasn’t immediately released. Reynolds said his family was still being notified of the shooting early Thursday afternoon.

Riverdale is a city of about 15,000 people just south of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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