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NEW INFO: Shooting Over Dog Ended With Four Injured, One Dead

Authorities say a North Carolina gunman who wounded two sheriff's deputies and a neighbor and his 8-year-old daughter in a dispute over a dog has been found dead in his home.

Caldwell County Sheriff's Office Capt. Jeff Stafford said 63-year-old Roland Younce was fatally shot in a shootout with officers northwest of Lenoir.

Authorities say the incident started late Wednesday when the man reportedly shot his neighbor's dog after it wandered into his yard.

The dog's owner, Tony Moore, and his daughter, Ashley, were wounded and police were called. Stafford said deputies had been called to Younce's home before.

Investigators say the deputies had non life-threatening injuries. Moore and his daughter were taken to regional hospitals.

The family has asked the hospitals not to release information about their conditions.



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Authorities say a gunman who wounded two sheriff's deputies and a neighbor and his daughter in a dispute over a dog has been found dead in his home.

The man's name wasn't released early Thursday. It wasn't clear if he received the fatal wound in an overnight standoff with officers in Caldwell County northwest of Lenoir.

Authorities say the incident started late Wednesday when the man reportedly shot his neighbor's dog after it wandered into his yard. The dog's owner and his daughter were wounded and police were called.

Investigators say the deputies had non life-threatening injuries. The neighbor and his daughter were taken to hospitals and their injuries weren't immediately known.

Officials haven't released any identities. Classes were delayed at a nearby elementary school.


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