Officer fatally shoots suspect in west Cobb County

by: WSBTV.com web staff Updated:

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Cobb County police are investigating an officer-involved shooting.

The incident happened along Dallas-Acworth Highway about 9 p.m.

Police said the officer was dispatched to a home there for a domestic incident, and said shots had been fired at the home prior to their arrival.

When the officer arrived on scene he approached the suspect and told him to put down his gun. The suspect didn't listen to the officer and the officer shot the suspect saying he felt his life may have been in jeopardy.

No officers were injured in the shooting. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.


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