Parkton, N.C. (WRAL) - Multiple agencies responded Sunday afternoon after shots were fired at a deputy in Robeson County, WRAL reports.
Sheriff Kenneth Sealey confirmed the incident happened near McIver Road and Church Street in Parkton around 4 p.m.
WRAL spoke with witnesses at the scene who said they saw a man carrying two rifles before shots were fired.
Another round of shots were heard just before 7 p.m., but deputies said the suspect was still alive. Authorities were working with a SWAT team, who were negotiating with the man who allegedly fired the shots at the deputy.
Authorities did not say if anybody was injured.