LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (CBS46) The suspect in an officer-involved shooting at a Lawrenceville Wendy's location has passed away, according to police.
Officers responded to a trespass call around 5:30 p.m. following an altercation with an officer at the Wendy's on Scenic Highway. The suspect, later identified as 47 year-old Albert Lee Hughes, was allegedly in the dining area with a beer when management said he began to cause problems.
Officers were called and a physical altercation ensued. Police say Hughes attacked an officer with a chair, forcing the officer to the floor. The officer then discharged his Taser but it was not effective.
The officer then grabbed his service weapon and shot Hughes. He was transported to an area hospital where he later died.
The officer sustained minor injuries.
This is the third officer-involved shooting the GBI has been called to investigate this year.
CBS46 will continue to update this story as it develops.