By | December 2, 2020

One person was killed Tuesday afternoon in a shooting involving a Rutherford County (RC) deputy.

Deputies were attempting to serve a warrant at a house just south of the Rutherfordton city limits. According to reports the person started making threats and pulled a gun. A struggle ensued and the deputy fired one shot that killed the individual.

Sheriff Chris Francis

RC Sheriff Chris Francis said the State Bureau of Investigation was notified.

No names have been released.