JAMESTOWN, N.C. — A deputy-involved shooting left a man dead at a home on Bales Chapel Road in Jamestown, according to the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office.
Shortly after 3 a.m., deputies responded to a home on the 1200 block of Bales Chapel Road.
Family reported that a man inside wanted to harm himself.
Deputies say they tried to speak with the man, but he reportedly pulled out a gun and shot at deputies.
The deputies shot back, and the man was killed.
“It’s a tragic ending. It’s been a rough 24 hours for both agencies with two similar incidents in the same day,” Captain Brian Hall said referring to High Point police after a standoff ended with another man’s death. “I So we just ask everyone to keep the families of everyone involved and the officers in your thoughts and prayers,”
No deputies were injured.
The State Bureau of Investigation is now investigating.
On scene of a situation off Bales Chapel Road in Jamestown. Unclear of the exact circumstances at this time but deputies have the road blocked off Harvey Road. pic.twitter.com/yfLXND50VO
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