Investigation underway after person shot, killed in Surry County

Surry County Sheriff's Office vehicle (File photo)

Surry County Sheriff’s Office vehicle (File photo)

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SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — An investigation is underway after a person was shot and killed in Surry County, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

At 4:37 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to a reported shooting on Cedar Ridge Road.

Deputies on the scene found a male victim in the middle of the road dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

The sheriff’s office said the investigation is ongoing but a person of interest was detained at the crime scene.

The victim’s name has not been released.

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