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Investigation Being Conducted Into Incident In Which Shot Was Fired

Investigation Being Conducted Into Incident In Which Shot Was Fired

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating an altercation that involved a gunshot near an eastern Lincoln County restaurant Monday night (March 1). The call came into the Lincoln County Communications Center at 8:26 p.m. and deputies were dispatched to the area near the restaurant on Cross Center Drive. Police were told there was an altercation involving multiple people and one gunshot confirmed.

The first officer arrived at 8:30 p.m., by that time everyone involved in the altercation had fled the scene. Detectives interviewed several witnesses and viewed some cell phone recordings of the incident. Officers also recovered the shell casing from a .380 caliber bullet. No one is believed to have been injured during the incident.

Some posts were made to social media sites by alleged witnesses but none have contacted law enforcement to be interviewed about the incident. Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing the investigation into the incident.