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Georgia officer shoots, kills suspect in dashcam footage

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a fatal officer-involved shooting in Clayton, Georgia, which was captured on a dashcam recording. (Source: Clayton Police Department/CNN) The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a fatal officer-involved shooting in Clayton, Georgia, which was captured on a dashcam recording. (Source: Clayton Police Department/CNN)

CLAYTON, GA (CNN) – A dramatic video shows a Georgia police officer shooting and killing a man who reportedly tried to stab him.

The dashcam footage shows the officer approaching the suspect’s car in Clayton on Thursday.

Police said the suspect crashed the vehicle after the officer tried to pull him over for speeding.

The video shows the suspect getting on top of the car and lunging at the officer.

The officer yells that he will shoot him, but the suspect keeps attacking.

Several shots then ring out and the suspect collapses to the ground.

The officer, along with deputies, gave first aid to the suspect until EMS arrived.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said the suspect had a knife on him, and that he died at the scene.

The officer who fired the shot has been placed on administrative leave until the investigation is complete.

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