Deadly shooting involving Bartow County deputies

Two Bartow County Sheriff deputies are on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man in White. 

Investigators say the deputies were called out to the area near Spring Place around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday after getting a call about a man with a stick threatening a caller. 

When the deputies arrived they found a man wearing only boxer shorts and a baseball hat. Deputies tell investigators the man was indeed carrying a stick and that he charged at one of them them while yelling threats. The other deputy shot the man. He died at the scene. Neither deputy was injured in the incident. 

The Bartow County Sheriff's Office has asked the GBI to assist in the investigation. Once its completed they will turn results over to the district attorney's office.