Names Released In Edgecombe County Deputy-Involved Shooting

The SBI has released the names of those involved in Monday's deputy-involved fatal shooting in Edgecombe County.

Spokeswoman Noelle Talley says Kenneth Todd was fatally shot by Deputy Darrick Winders shortly after 4:00 p.m.

It happened on Highway 258 in Macclesfield after Winders responded to a domestic disturbance.

The sheriff's office says Todd charged the deputy with a weapon. After failing to obey the deputy's command, Todd was shot. The 41-year-old man died at the scene.

The SBI was asked to investigate the shooting, which is normal practice in law enforcement shootings.


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A person was fatally shot Monday afternoon and the SBI has been called in to investigate.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic dispute around 4:00.

The sheriff's office says the subject charged a deputy with a weapon. After failing to obey the deputy's command, that person was shot and fatally wounded.

No word yet on the identity of those involved or how the incident started.

The SBI has been called in to investigate, which is standard procedure in an officer-involved shooting.


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