Man killed by Carroll County deputies during dispute between neighbors, GBI says
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a fight that led to an officer shooting a man Wednesday afternoon in Carroll County.
The GBI says Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 100 block of Bar J Road in Temple around 4:45 p.m. after reports of a disturbance between neighbors. Upon arrival, they found 76-year-old Robert Bruce Clendenin with a gun. He had reportedly pointed the gun at a neighbor and fired.
The deputies tried to convince Clendenin to put down the gun, but he did not comply and was shot when he pointed the gun at the deputies.
Clendenin was taken to Tanner Villa Rica Hospital where he died.
The GBI is currently investigating.
This is the 22nd shooting involving an officer that the GBI has been asked to investigate in 2023.
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