Sheriff: Man killed, deputy hurt in North Carolina shooting

LAWNDALE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a man has been shot to death in a confrontation with a sheriff’s deputy.

Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman told The Shelby Star ( that Deputy Scott Trammel was responding to a call at a home Tuesday afternoon when he was assaulted by a man there. He says Trammel fatally shot the man during the altercation.

The sheriff says Trammel was treated for head and arm wounds and released from the hospital.

The dead man’s name and the races of the men involved had not been released Tuesday night.

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