Forsyth County deputy shoots, kills domestic violence suspect

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was asked to look into a deadly deputy-involved shooting in Forsyth County Tuesday evening. 

It happened late Tuesday night at a home on Carbonne Court in the southwestern part of Forsyth County. Investigators told FOX 5 they got a 911 hang-up call from the home and sent two deputies to the scene. A dispatcher called the house and a woman answered saying she and her husband were involved in a domestic dispute.  The Sheriff's Office then sent a third deputy to respond to the call.

When the deputies arrived at the house, the woman let them inside and led the deputies toward the kitchen. Investigators said a man, who ended up being the woman's husband, appeared armed with a gun.  The deputies took a defensive stance and fired, killing the man. 

Neither the deputies or the woman suffered any injuries.

No other family members were home at the time and investigators said they've never been called out to the house before. 

Forsyth County immediately handed over the investigation to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.  Agents interviewed all three deputies as well as the wife.   

The deputy who fired the deadly shot has been placed on routine paid administrative leave.