ATLANTA — A North Carolina man is listed as stable after police said he was shot while bearing down on an off-duty officer in a van.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. near Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. A preliminary report by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation stated that an off-duty Atlanta police officer was directing traffic when the officer encountered a white Ford F350 van. The report states that the driver, a 46-year-old man from North Carolina, ignored traffic directions and drove toward the officer. The officer then fired his service weapon, striking the driver.

The van…