” Union City police said Pollard and other customers were eating inside the Waffle House off Jonesboro Road shortly before 2 a.m. when a man with a black bandana on his face and hood on his head stormed inside with a gun drawn.
” He was just pointing the gun back and forth,” Pollard said.
The robber wouldn’t know it until later, but Pollard and his childhood friend, Jonathan Sutton, who happens to be an Atlanta police officer, both had guns.
Sutton was off duty and didn’t fire, but Pollard did.
” I felt that not only my life, but everyone’s life was in danger. So I had to do what I had to do,” Pollard said. “