AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) – The State Bureau of Investigation is handling an Ayden home break-in investigation after a Pitt County deputy was involved in a shooting.
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to the 300 block of Abbott Farm Road Tuesday morning in Ayden.
The area is where deputies confronted three suspects in a home break-in and a deputy shot one of them.
The injured suspect was transported to Vidant Medical Center for treatment and the other two suspects were taken into custody.
Due to the deputy-involved shooting, the SBI is now handling the case.