MARIETTA, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate a fatal officer-involved shooting in Cobb County.

The shooting happened in the 700 block of Franklin Gateway. According to the Cobb County Sheriff's Office, the Marietta-Cobb-Smyrna Narcotics Division was attempting to execute a search warrant at the Liberty Pointe Apartments around 7 p.m. when the suspect, later identified as 23-year-old Joel Gatu Muturi, attempted to strike a deputy with a vehicle. That's when authorities said the deputy opened fire.

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Muturi, who was the man police were searching for, died. However, no deputies were harmed. Officials said drugs and "numerous weapons" were also recovered from the scene - the result of a lengthy investigation. A spokesperson also confirmed the deputies involved were undercover.

The GBI's involvement is standard practice for many departments whenever an officer is involved in a shooting. As for the deputy involved, officials confirmed that he was placed on administrative leave.

11Alive is working to gather more details. Check back for updates as they become available.