A man has been shot by a Coffee County Sheriff’s Department deputy near Concord Church in Coffee County, according to authorities.
According to a source with knowledge of the investigation, shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday deputies performed a traffic stop at the church. An occupant of the vehicle allegedly “went after” one of the deputies with a knife when the deputy shot the suspect.
The deputy’s and suspect’s names are not being released at this time.
We will report more information as it becomes available.