- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 1, 2014

LAKE WACCAMAW, N.C. (AP) - In a story March 31 about a wanted man shot and wounded by law officers, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the man was identified as Gregory Reynolds Evans. The Department of Public Safety in Jacksonville says the suspect’s name is George Reynold Evans.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Man wanted in NC shooting wounded by officers

Man wanted in Jacksonville shooting shot, wounded by law officers

LAKE WACCAMAW, N.C. (AP) - A man wanted in a Jacksonville shooting is in critical condition after being shot by law officers near Lake Waccamaw west of Wilmington.

Columbus County District Attorney Jon David says 60-year-old George Reynold Evans of Jacksonville was wounded Sunday.

Officials said Evans faced an attempted murder charge after his estranged wife was shot Saturday outside a restaurant.

Authorities say officers tried to stop a vehicle on U.S. 701 on the South Carolina side of the state line Sunday but the driver refused to stop and sped off. Following a high-speed chase, the vehicle stopped on the median of U.S. 74-76 in North Carolina. Authorities say a suspect showed a gun and was shot several times by sheriff’s deputies and Highway Patrol troopers.

The officers involved are on administrative leave pending an investigation.

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