Man shot defending weed wacker

ATLANTA — Police say a Kirkwood man suffered non life-threatening injuries after a man trying to steal his weed wacker shot him several times.

Atlanta police say Kenneth Hagen was cutting his grass late Friday morning when a man in a red car shot at him several times and tried to take the trimmer.

Police say Hagen was hit three times in the torso area but was able to provide information to officers arriving on the scene.

Police are looking for a red Kia with a tag that includes the numbers 4247. It was unclear today if the shooter got away with the weed wacker.

 

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