- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say an unidentified person has died after firing at police officers attempting to serve a warrant.

A statement from the Salisbury Police Department said officers were trying to serve a warrant at a home Thursday morning. Officials said someone inside the home fired at police, and the officers returned fire.

Police say a person was taken to a nearby hospital and died.

The statement said the warrant was drawn to search for narcotics, weapons and stolen property.

The State Bureau of Investigations is leading the inquiry into the shooting. The officers have not been identified.

Salisbury is about 45 miles northeast of Charlotte.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide