MABLETON, Ga. — A man was killed after authorities said he confronted Cobb County police officers with a knife.The situation unfolded shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday in the 6200 block of Pisgah Road in Mableton.

Investigators said police were responding to a call about a man with a knife. When officers arrived at the scene and attempted to persuade the suspect to surrender peacefully, they said the man confronted them with a knife.

Police then used deadly force, authorities said.The knife-wielding man died at the scene. Police said the incident remains under investigation.