The man who was killed in yesterday’s (June 2) Officer-involved shooting in Hickory was 21-year-old Drew Marian Spencer of Taylorsville.
The shooting occurred at the Kangaroo Express store on North Center Street shortly before 4 a.m. No Officers were hurt. The SBI’s investigation is ongoing.
An Officer was questioning the man as he sat behind the wheel of a stolen City of Hickory work truck when Spencer pointed a handgun at the Officer. The Officer retreated and he and another Officer opened fire, killing Spencer.
The Officers involved have been placed on paid administrative leave as the investigation continues.