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Crime Man shot, killed by Clayton County police after pointing gun at them, officials say

22:15  02 december  2019
22:15  02 december  2019 Source:   wsbradio.com

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Channel 2 Action News has learned a man is dead after being shot by officers in a Clayton County home.

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Gunfire erupted Sunday around 11:45 p.m. after Clayton County police officers responded to a domestic dispute at the home on Katie Lane in Morrow.

Clayton County Police Department officials said when officers arrived, a woman and two teenagers were trying to leave the house. Jimmie Phillips   came to the door and refused to open the door to let them out.

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Moments later, the 68-year-old waved a gun and pointed it at the officers responding to the scene, according to police.

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Officers then fired shots at Phillips, killing him, according to CCPD.

Officials said there was a history of domestic disputes between Phillips and the woman who lived in the home, the most recent being in August. However, no arrests were made in that incident.

Neighbors told Channel 2's Christian Jennings that they had feared something violent would happen.

No officers were injured in the shooting, nor were the woman and two teenagers.

The two officers involved were placed on a routine administrative leave.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting.

This is the 80th OIS that the GBI has been requested to investigate in 2019. https://t.co/wjxZ05KaRl

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