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Man killed in officer involved shooting

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VIDALIA, GA (WTOC) -

One man is dead after an officer involved shooting that took place in Vidalia early Thursday morning.

Trey Mario Hunter, 19,  of Vidalia, was killed between the hours of 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., according to Chief Frank Waits of the Vidalia Police Department. The incident occurred in a parking lot at Pine and McIntosh streets, near the American Legion in Vidalia.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations says there was a party inside the American Legion when a fight broke out. That fight carried out into the parking lot where shots were fired. That is when Vidalia Police Dept. showed up for the second time and the officer fired. Seconds later, Trey Mario Hunter was found dead.

The officer's identification is not being disclosed at this time pending investigation. The GBI will conduct an independent investigation and all findings will be forwarded to the District Attorney's office.

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