UPDATE: Police in DeKalb County say a man who was shot during an attempted bank robbery has died.
The deputy who was involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave, and the shooting is under investigation.
STONE MOUNTAIN, GA - A would-be bank robber picked the wrong line to get in at the bank Friday morning, and was shot by a deputy after his attempted crime around 10:30 a.m.
The suspect, 30-year-old Eric D. Roberts, tried to rob the Capitol City Bank's Stone Mountain branch at 5674 Memorial Drive, according to Adrion Bell of the DeKalb Co. Sheriff's Office .
When he pulled his weapon to rob the bank, the suspect did not know that an off-duty DeKalb County Sheriff's investigator was in line behind him.
The officer told Roberts to drop the gun, and when he didn't, he was shot by the officer. Roberts tried to break and jump through a window of the bank, but collapsed in the outside drive-through lane.
He later died at a local hospital on Friday afternoon.
Roberts was recently in the DeKalb County Jail for an obstruction charge on December 11, but he was released that same day. In October, he was arrested in DeKalb Co. on failure to appear, and in May for loitering.
The officer's name is not yet being released.