FULTON COUNTY, Ga. March 20 2017 – Police responded to a report of a person hit by vehicle who fled the scene.
When police arrived on scene at the Baby Grand Piano Bar an officer encountered an armed security officer and the suspected driver of the hit and run vehicle.
At that time the driver tried to hit the officer with his vehicle and both the officer and the security guard, discharged their weapons, according to authorities.
Willie Ivey III, 29, then drove the vehicle out of the parking lot and wrecked a short distance later, authorities said.
Ivey was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he later died.
A witness who did not want to be identified said Ivey was never inside bar. The witness said police were already chasing Ivey when he pulled into the lot and tried to hit an officer with his car.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is still investigating.