SWAT team negotiating with man who allegedly shot at a deputy

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.