The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into an officer-related shooting in East Dublin this morning, according to a GBI news release.
East Dublin police Officer Jeffrey Deal initiated a traffic stop at 9:06 a.m., the release stated. The driver of the vehicle, Melvin Williams, 33, of Boat Ramp Road, pulled into a driveway at 415 Buckeye Road in East Dublin.
A physical confrontation ensued between Williams and the officer, resulting in Williams being shot once in the chest.
Williams was taken to Fairview Park Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at about 9:40 a.m.