Man struck during deputy-involved shooting in Carroll County - CBS46 News

Man struck during deputy-involved shooting in Carroll County

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CARROLLTON, GA (CBS46) -

A man sustained non life-threatening injuries after being struck during a deputy-involved shooting in Carroll County early Monday morning.

The shooting happened around 3:20 a.m. in front of a Dollar General location on Highway 166 in Carrollton.

According to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, the deputy noticed a suspicious man, later identified as 22 year-old Joshua Mapson, in front of the store and when he went to check it out, he discharged his weapon, striking Mapson. He was taken to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Details of what led up to the shooting are unclear at this time.

The deputy was not injured.

Mapson has been charged with reckless conduct and loitering.

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