Man shot and killed by Cobb County police during dispute - CBS46 News

Man shot and killed by Cobb County police during dispute

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COBB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A Cobb County police officer responding to a domestic dispute killed a man armed with a handgun Friday shortly after 8 p.m. in Acworth.

Officers arrived to find Andrew Lambeth, 37, outside his residence in the 3500 block of Dallas Acworth Highway. Lambeth was armed with a firearm. When Lambeth fired his gun, an officer returned fire, fatally wounding Lambeth.

The officer who was not identified was not injured.  Lambeth was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officer has been placed on administrative leave. The case is under investigation.

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