Acworth man killed in altercation with police

10:10 PM, Jun 8, 2013   |    comments
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ACWORTH, Ga. -- Cobb County Police said a 37-year-old Acworth man was killed during an altercation with police Friday evening.

Cobb Police Officer Mike Bowman said it happened in the 3500 block of Dallas Acworth Highway, where officers responded to a domestic dispute. Bowman said the officers were told that an armed man was at the location and that he may be suicidal. 

At the scene, Bowman said, the officer found Andrew Lambeth, armed with a handgun. Lambeth fired his gun, forcing the officer to fire at Lambeth. Lambeth was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officer was not hurt in the incident, Bowman said.

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