LEESBURG, GA (WALB) - WALB News is on the scene off Highway 32 where a Leesburg Police Officer has shot and fatally wounded a man in the City of Leesburg.
We now know the man shot and killed by Leesburg Police was wanted for breaking into a house and attacking the owner.
The shooting happened on Magnolia Street, just east of downtown.
Police tell us the man who was shot and killed was wanted for a violent home invasion in Leesburg October 19th.
Officers got a tip that he was hiding inside a vacant house and when they went to arrest him, there was a confrontation, and he was shot.
The shooting scene is just a couple of blocks off Highway 32 near Lee County High School.
We will continue to follow this developing story and keep you updated here and on www.walb.com.