(CLAXTON, Ga.) — A southeast Georgia sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a person who threw rocks at him, state officers mentioned.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation mentioned it’s inspecting the Saturday taking pictures of 47-year-old Yassin Mohamed close to Claxton.
Deputies had been known as simply after midnight Saturday morning a couple of man strolling in the course of a highway. An Evans County sheriff’s deputy arrived to search out Mohamed there. GBI says deputies “had a number of encounters with Mohamed over the earlier 12 hours.”
When the deputy tried to talk to Mohamed, investigators say Mohamed started throwing rocks, hitting the deputy as soon as. Mohamed then charged the deputy with a bigger rock, GBI says, and the unnamed deputy shot Mohamed. He died earlier than he may very well be taken to a hospital.
Mohamed’s physique was taken to the GBI Crime Lab in Pooler for post-mortem.
The deputy was not critically injured.
The investigation might be turned over to the district legal professional for overview as soon as accomplished. The prosecutor will then determine whether or not to file fees. It’s the 38th officer-involved taking pictures that GBI has been requested to analyze to this point this 12 months.