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Goldsboro Police Officer, Driver Shot

By: Heather King
By: Heather King

A Goldsboro police officer was shot Sunday, and so was the man he pulled over.

Goldsboro Police say around 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Officer Clint Hales pulled over Jerome Wright near the intersection of Elm and Creech St. in Goldsboro. Police say the two got into an altercation during the traffic stop, and both officer Hales and Wright were shot.

Officer Hales was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital. Wright was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Their conditions were not available Monday morning.

The State Bureau of Investigations is looking into the shootings.


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