Officials in Caldwell County, NC, say a man they believe shot a deputy during a traffic stop late Sunday night was killed Tuesday during a confrontation with SWAT officers.
The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Tuesday evening that the suspect, whose name has not been released, was killed when a SWAT team went into a home on Zacks Ford Road in Lenoir earlier in the afternoon.
Deputies cleared part of the home upon entry and located the suspect and a woman. According to officials, the suspect shot at them and returned fire, striking and killing the man.
The woman who was located inside the home and arrested was with accessory after the fact of the attempted murder of 21-year-old deputy Jordan Sherrill Sunday night during a traffic stop, the Charlotte Observer reports.
The wounded deputy is expected to make a full recovery.