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Police Officer Mark Anthony Cross | Atlanta Police Department, Georgia Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer

Mark Anthony Cross

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Saturday, April 23, 2005

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 5241

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Police Officer Mark Cross was shot and killed after he and his partner approached a suspicious vehicle.

Officer Cross and two officers were on patrol in the Adair Park Historic District of Atlanta, an area known for narcotics sales and violence. At approximately 2045 hours, the officers observed a suspicious vehicle in front of a drug house. Officer Cross and his partner approached the driver's side of the vehicle and the driver immediately opened fire, killing Officer Cross and wounding his partner. The third officer returned fire, killing the suspect. A second suspect in the vehicle was wounded and taken into custody.

Officer Cross had served with the Atlanta Police Department for 6 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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