DEKALB COUNTY, GA - An armed robbery suspect is dead and another one is in custody after they were confronted by a DeKalb County Police SWAT unit early Sunday morning at a DeKalb County gas station.

The suspects encountered police at a Texaco station in the 4900 block of Snapfinger Woods Drive around 3 a.m., police said. They went to the gas station after robbing a Waffle House on Evans Mill Road about six miles to the east.

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According to authorities, when officers arrived at the gas station, there was an exchange of gunfire between the suspects and police officers. After that, an extended stand-off took place, which later included a DeKalb County SWAT unit.

When the stand-off later ended peacefully and police moved in, one of the suspects was discovered to have been killed by a gunshot wound. The second suspect was taken into custody.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is taking charge of the investigation, as is customary in officer-involved shooting cases.