News Release|

Elbert County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call at a residence Thursday evening.

Deputies arrived at the address and began to deal with the situation. A deputy deployed a Taser against a man at the scene who had a gun. The man subsequently died.

His cause of death will be determined by the coroner.

It does not appear any deputy discharged a firearm.

The incident is being investigated by the 18th Judicial District Critical Response Team.

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