HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — A suspect in a automobile spoil-in fatally shot a deputy prior to the suspect was as soon as killed by totally different officers staunch through an early morning detect, a North Carolina sheriff said Thursday.
Henderson County Deputy Ryan Hendrix died Thursday afternoon, hours after he was as soon as shot whereas he and totally different deputies spoke back to a name about a automobile spoil-in, news stores reported.
Sheriff Lowell Griffin said a home-owner had observed somebody breaking staunch into a automobile around 3 a.m. Thursday.
Griffin said the homeowner yelled on the man, who then shattered a window on the dwelling with a crowbar. Griffin said the man and the homeowner exchanged gunfire after the suspect took a gun from the auto and prior to deputies arrived.
Griffin said the suspect regarded to look at commands to show deputies his hands prior to firing as soon as and shooting Hendrix in the face. The sheriff said two totally different deputies returned fire and that the suspect, identified as Robert Ray Doss Jr, died on the scene.
Hendrix, who had been with the sheriff’s topic of job since 2012, was as soon as a Marine faded and the daddy of two younger folk.