Walthourville Police Chief Tracy McFadden told the Coastal Courier that the man, who has not been named, was armed. The deputy shot him in the parking lot of Walthourville’s Bo Maz nightclub, according to the Courier.
The shooting reportedly took place following an altercation in which another person had been shot in the leg, according to the Courier.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the case.
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