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Man dead after DeKalb Co. shooting

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Authorities are on the scene of a fatal shooting in DeKalb County.

The incident happened at the intersection of Panthersville and Flat Shoals Road and it's involving the Sheriff's Department and the U.S. Marshall department.

According to U.S. Marshals, an unidentified fugitive shot and killed himself prior to being apprehended. Authorities say the fugitive was wanted for several violent crimes. No officers or law enforcement officials were injured in this incident.

Nearby, New Life Christian Academy of Achievers was placed on lockdown due to the incident.

Stay with FOX 5 Atlanta for details.

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