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Man Fatally Shot By Officer After Domestic Dispute

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(Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

(Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A man was fatally shot by police responding to a domestic dispute at a DeKalb County apartment complex.

Authorities say the  incident happened Thursday night after an argument between a woman and a man who was armed. Witnesses say officers opened fire when the man refused to drop his gun.

The man, whose name has not been released, was shot at least three times and later died. DeKalb police have not commented on what led to the shooting.

The incident was the third fatal officer-involved shooting in metro Atlantathis week.

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