SBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Johnston County

JOHNSTON COUNTY, NC (WITN) - The SBI is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Thursday night.

The Department of Public Safety says a probation/ parole officer was checking on a home in Middlesex just before 9 p.m. when the shooting happened.

It's unclear what led to the shooting, but one person was taken to the hospital. The officer was not injured.

The officer has been placed on administrative duty while the investigation is ongoing. The SBI has been called in to investigate, which is agency protocol in any officer involved shooting.