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NEW DETAILS; GBI: 'Victim had gun and a knife'

49-year-old Sarah Ann Riggins 49-year-old Sarah Ann Riggins

ALBANY, GA (WALB)- A woman was shot and killed by Albany Police Friday night. The victim is 48-year-old Sarah Ann Riggins.

The shooting happened at a house in the 1200 block of West Gordon Avenue just before eight, police were called there for a domestic disturbance.

Investigators say Riggins had a gun and knife when she exited the house and fired at APD officer Eric Strom.

APD has called in the GBI to assist with the investigation. They removed the body from the house at 11:30.

Officer Strom was not injured, he fired one fatal shot, but the GBI said they are waiting on autopsy results to determine if Riggins was hit more than once.

Officer Eric Strom will be placed on administrative duty while the shooting is investigated.

WALB News will keep you updated on the live, local, late breaking details on Saturday.

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