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Man shot by Coffee County Deputy

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 11:04 am

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.

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