GBI Investigating Police-Involved Shooting

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is probing a fatal police-involved shooting in coastal Georgia.
 
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police spokesman Julian Miller says the department's chief, Willie Lovett, requested the state investigation after 56-year-old Samuel Frazier was shot by an officer Saturday morning.
 
The Savannah Morning News (http://bit.ly/18oowRN ) reports police were responding to Frazier's house after he was involved in a dispute at a nearby business. Investigators have said Frazier was armed when the officer shot him.
 
Miller says Lovett requested the GBI investigation to ensure transparency.
 
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Information from: Savannah Morning News, http://www.savannahnow.com

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