A Carroll County sheriff’s deputy shot an ax-wielding man Friday morning, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
The shooting occurred around 5 a.m. on Levans Road in Temple.
The deputy responded to a 911 call about the man who approached the deputy swinging the ax as the officer went around the corner to the back of the house.
The man was shot in the chest and was flown to an Atlanta hospital. His condition was not known.