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    Downtown Atlanta building cleared after bomb threat

    By News Staff,


    The Atlanta Passport Agency downtown has been cleared after a bomb threat was called in Wednesday morning.

    The situation unfolded the day after a man opened fire in the food court of Peachtree Center, which is across the street, injuring three people before an Atlanta police officer shot him.

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    Channel 2′s Audrey Washington is at the scene, where the Federal Protective Services police, Atlanta police and K9 bomb-sniffing dogs from multiple jurisdictions swept the building.

    No threats were detected and people have since been allowed to re-enter the building.

    Atlanta police said there is no connection between the threat and Tuesday’s shooting.

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