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ABI investigates fatal deputy-involved shooting

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

The Alabama Bureau of Investigation has been called on to investigate a fatal deputy-involved shooting that happened in the Central Heights community Saturday night.

Deputies responded to a disturbance involving two neighbors just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday on County Road 277.

According to the Sheriff's Department, deputies identified themselves when they arrived on scene and the victim grabbed a gun. Authorities said the deputy shot the man.

The victim was identified as Mitchell Campbell. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The deputy involved was placed on administrative leave.

Authorities are continuing to investigate.

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