Man dead following officer-involved shooting in Walker County - CBS46 News

Man dead following officer-involved shooting in Walker County

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WALKER COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Officers responding to a 911 call about a woman threatening suicide and the safety of her children eventually ended up shooting a man to death early Monday morning in Walker County.

The fatal shooting happened around 3:15 a.m. at a home in Rossville, Georgia.

Officer initially received a 911 call about a woman who was threatening to shoot her children and herself. When officers arrived and went into the home, they saw 65 year-old Steven Parkinson with a gun in his hand.

Parkinson was ordered to drop the gun multiple times before he pointed the weapon at a deputy. The deputy then shot Parkinson several times, fatally wounding him.

No officers were injured during the incident.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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