Man shot by Deputy

A Richmond County Sheriff's deputy shot a man at Captain D's on Wrightsboro Road tonight, according to a department spokesman.

Lt. Scott Peebles confirmed the shooting at the restaurant on 3166 Wrightsboro Road. Lt. Peebles would not give any details of the shooting, only saying, "The officer was not the person shot."

He said the case has been turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

The shooting occurred inside the restaurant about an hour to hour and a half ago.

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