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BREAKING: North Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Serving Eviction Notice

Raleigh, NC – A Wake County sheriff’s deputy was shot while attempting to serve an eviction notice in Raleigh on Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred at about 10 a.m. on June 2 at the River Birch at Town Center Apartments, WTVD reported.

Sources told WRAL that the deputy was shot in the hip and the wound was serious.

The wounded deputy was transported to WakeMed and taken into surgery.

A large group of law enforcement officers have gathered outside the hospital and sources said Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker was on his way to support the wounded hero’s family, WRAL reported.

Authorities said there were no other injuries but witnesses reported hearing more gunshots right after the deputy was shot, WRAL reported.

Raleigh police have shut down the 6400-block of Old Wake Forest Road which is located between Litchford Road and Oak Forest Drive, WNCN reported.

Police have locked down the rest of the apartment complex and told residents to shelter in place, WRAL reported.

Authorities said the suspected shooter had been taken into custody.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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