Asheboro man arrested after shooting at police officer

Joseph Devon Clodfelter

Joseph Devon Clodfelter

ASHEBORO, N.C. — An Asheboro man was arrested after officers said he shot at one of their own Saturday night.

Officers responded to a home on Dixon Avenue in reference to an armed man communicating threats.

When Patrolman Jordan Frost spoke with the suspect, the man fled which began a foot chase.

Sometime during the chase, the man shot the gun in the officer’s direction. Frost was not struck and the chase continued a few more minutes before ending at Uwharrie Street.

The man was identified as Joseph Devon Clodfelter, 22, of 127 Dixon Street, Asheboro.

He was arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder, assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, communicating threats, discharging a firearm in the city limits and resist, obstruct, delay.

Clodfelter is in the Randolph County Jail under no bond.


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