NC deputy faces heavy gunfire during standoff at house

PARKTON, N.C. (WBTW) – Authorities responded to an incident Sunday in Parkton where shots were fired at a Robeson County deputy.

Gunfire could be heard as a WBTW reporter arrived near the scene Sunday around 6:55 p.m.

Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey said around 4:40 p.m. that a deputy had been stuck outside a house for about an hour where there was heavy gunfire.

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Sealey also said he was on the scene, which is near Church Street in the Parkton area.

Later, an armored vehicle was deployed in the neighborhood.

Authorities have not confirmed an exact location of the incident, but reporters were allowed to gather at an area near the corner Church Street and Acadiana Drive.

It is unknown if anyone is injured.

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