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Officer Involved Shooting Reported Following Crash In Caldwell County

Officer Involved Shooting Reported Following Crash In Caldwell County

An officer involved shooting reportedly occurred Sunday (June 12) in Caldwell County. A North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper and at least one Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office Deputy were involved in that incident.

Officers fired and hit a man who had been involved in a crash on Highway 321 near Mission Road in Caldwell County. Highway Patrol and Sheriff’s Office responded after the report of an overturned vehicle at approximately 3 p.m.

According to reports, the man involved in the accident fired at law enforcement. Officers returned fire and the suspect was struck. As of this morning (June 13), no update was available on the condition of the man who was struck with the gunfire.

[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]