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Dash cam video released of police officer shot seven times

Officer David Freeman Officer David Freeman

Dash cam video released by the Alpharetta Police Department shows an officer shot seven times in April of 2013.

"As I was approaching the car, all of the sudden he (shooter) jumped out and started shooting. I was able to return fire and we had a little exchange. I radioed in to dispatch what happened, that I'd been hit and when the ambulance got there I had my cell phone with me so I called Christie(wife)," said Officer David Freeman, the patrolman shot.

Police shot and killed the shooter, Curtis Hicks, who they said was a loner and lived with a mental illness. Officers are not sure what led to the shooting, but said they found 18 loaded magazines in Hicks' apartment used for an AR-15.

Investigators are not sure why Hicks was in the area the day he shot the officer, but said a relative of Hicks' said he may have been on his way to her home. She believes Hicks was going to murder her.

Officer Freeman underwent a year of rehabilitation and several surgeries. He has now returned to work.

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