BUNCOMBE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A deputy with the Buncombe County Sheriff’s office was shot early Sunday morning.
According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy was shot outside of the Magistrate’s Office while attempting to serve a warrant around 1:40 a.m.
Deputies say the suspect was also shot and left the scene but has been taken into custody.
Both individuals were taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries.
The deputy is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The Buncombe County Detention Facility and Magistrate’s Office, located at 20 Davidson Drive remains under lockdown as the North Carolina SBI investigates the shooting.
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