Samuel Frazier, 56

Savannah, Georgia
September 15, 2013

Agencies: Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Georgia SCMPD

Cause of death: Shooting

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Authorities say the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is probing a fatal police-involved shooting in coastal Georgia.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police spokesman Julian Miller says the department's chief, Willie Lovett, requested the state investigation after 56-year-old Samuel Frazier was shot by an officer Saturday morning.

The Savannah Morning News ( ) reports police were responding to Frazier's house after he was involved in a dispute at a nearby business. Investigators have said Frazier was armed when the officer shot him.