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GBI looks into deputy-involved shooting in Decatur Co.

DECATUR CO., GA (WALB) -

WALB News has confirmed the GBI is investigating an early morning shooting involving a Decatur Co. Sheriff’s Deputy.

It happened between 1:00AM and 2:00AM am this morning on Azalea Circle, near Lake Seminole in a motor home.

The name of the deputy, and the person who was shot have not been released.

The victim is in a Tallahassee hospital, and is expected to survive.

Sheriff Wiley Griffin would only say the deputy has been placed on paid administrative leave, according to policy.

He says the case has been turned over to the GBI.

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