WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina man chasing a family member, forcibly entered the home of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy, who shot and wounded the man.
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation says the incident happened Wednesday afternoon in Wilmington.
A news release says 40-year-old Bart Anthony Coniglio initially forced his way into a family member’s home.
The release says the relative and a friend left the home and ran to the nearby house of a New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office deputy.
The release says Coniglio chased the pair into the deputy’s home and was subsequently shot.
Coniglio was hospitalized. I
t’s unclear whether any charges will be filed.