SBI identifies Manteo man killed by Dare County deputy
DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has identified a man killed late Monday by a Dare County deputy.
The SBI told WITN that Sylvester Selby was shot and killed around 11:30 p.m.
Officials say deputies were responding to a trespassing happening at the 1300 block of Burnside Road outside of Manteo.
The sheriff’s office says that the 44-year-old Selby came at the deputies with a knife, and that’s when a deputy fired their gun and hit him.
Deputies say the man died at the scene.
The deputy involved is on administrative leave, and the SBI is investigating, according to the sheriff’s office.
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