Gunman sought after shots fired on Cordele police officer

Cordele police are searching for a gunman who opened fire on an officer early Monday.

WALB-TV is reporting the shooting happened at about 4 a.m. Monday in a traffic stop near Seventh Street.

The officer was not hit but several shots were fired.

The gunman ran away and police set up a perimeter in hopes of catching the shooter.

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