VIDEO: GA Officer Stabbed, Suspect Killed in Wednesday Fight
An Albany, GA, police officer shot and killed a man who stabbed the officer during a fight in a South Albany street early Wednesday morning.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the officer involved shooting.
According to a release from the GBI, the officer was stabbed by Robert Lee Brown, 55, after he responded to a call around 5 a.m. at the intersection of South Madison and West Lincoln Avenue of a suspicious person throwing items onto the road.
The GBI reports that the 34-year-old male Albany Police officer arrived on the scene and spoke to Brown when he lunged at the officer, stabbing him in the shoulder.
The officer then shouted at Brown commanding him to stop. Then he shot Brown, who was taken to Phoebe Putney Hospital for treatment, where he later died, WALB TV reports.