- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 3, 2015

DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - A district attorney is reviewing the GBI’s probe into a fatal deputy-involved shooting in middle Georgia.

District Attorney Craig Fraser tells the Dublin Courier Herald his office is reviewing the GBI’s probe into the September shooting death of 59-year-old David Hooks by Laurens County sheriff’s deputies. Fraser tells WMAZ-TV he’ll pass the review to the state attorney general after he’s done.

Authorities have said deputies knocked on Hooks’ door and announced themselves multiple times before he opened the door armed with a shotgun. Investigators have said Hooks was ordered to put the gun down and was shot after failing to do so.

An attorney for Hooks’ family has said deputies were called to his house two days after a burglary and Hooks was trying to protect himself and his property.



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