Shock and disbelief. That's how many people in Lenoir County described their feelings towards the shooting.
Flags fly at half staff and there's a black ribbon on the Sheriff's Office door, part of what some people say is a way for them to express their grief and honor for the heroic actions of the two officers.
The funeral and memorial service for Allen Pearson has not been set just yet.
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