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U.S. Marshal taskforce member shot in SW Atlanta

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Updated: 11/21/2013 8:17 am
ATLANTA, Ga. (WSB-TV) — A U.S. Marshal was shot in the leg in southwest Atlanta and taken to Atlanta Medical Center.

The marshal was shot Thursday morning in the area of Diana Drive, near the intersection of Metropolitan Parkway and Cleveland Avenue.

The U.S. Marshal's office said the marshal was serving a search warrant/arrest warrant at a home.

The gunman shot the marshal, who was outside the home, from inside the home, officials said.

The marshal was conscious and alert.

Police said the shooting suspect has surrendered.

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