GBI investigating officer involved shooting in Clayton

CLAYTON, GA (WTVM) – Georgia state's bureau of investigation is looking into what lead to a police officer fatally shooting a man, who authorities said, tried to stab the officer.

Dashcam footage shows the officer approaching the suspect's car in Clayton on Thursday.

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

In the video, you can see the suspect on top of the car and attempt to lunge at the officer with a knife.

The officer warns he will shoot the suspect but after multiple warnings, the officer shoots him. 

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said the officer who fired the shot has been placed on administrative leave until the investigation is complete.

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