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Man fatally shot after firing at deputies at Hall County mobile home park

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HALL COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A man was shot and killed by Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies after allegedly firing shots at them at a mobile home park near Gainesville early Thursday morning. 

The shooting happened around 6:30 a.m. at the Ridgeway Mobile Home Park off Skelton Road. The department got a 911 call about a suspicious man armed with a gun at the park and when deputies arrived on scene, the man took off running while allegedly firing shots.

Deputies then returned fire, striking and killing the man. He was later identified as 29 year-old Joseph Villanueva. 

No law enforcement personnel were injured during the incident. The three deputies involved have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

It's the 44th officer-involved shooting in the state of Georgia in 2018.

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