Sheriff: Man killed, deputy hurt in North Carolina shooting

AP News
Posted: Jun 21, 2016 9:38 PM

LAWNDALE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a man has been shot to death in a confrontation with a sheriff's deputy.

Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman told The Shelby Star ( that Deputy Scott Trammel was responding to a call at a home Tuesday afternoon when he was assaulted by a man there. He says Trammel fatally shot the man during the altercation.

The sheriff says Trammel was treated for head and arm wounds and released from the hospital.

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The dead man's name and the races of the men involved had not been released Tuesday night.