Friday, November 27, 2020
Police Standoff In La Grange After Deputy Is Shot By Suspect

Police Standoff In La Grange After Deputy Is Shot By Suspect

A Lenoir County Sheriff’s deputy is wounded leading to a standoff that is still ongoing at last check.  According to a 3 AM update from the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office, the standoff continues at a residence on the 2500 block of Lang Skinner Road in La Grange.  The deputy, 30-year-old Steven Key, was shot in the neck by a suspect while responding to a domestic call at the home.  Key has since been treated and released from UNC Lenoir.  According to the last update, the suspect remains inside the Lang Skinner Road residence by himself and potentially a dog.  Nearby homes had to be evacuated as the standoff continued.

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