RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — 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.
RC Sheriff Chris Francis said the State Bureau of Investigation was notified.
No names have been released.