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DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — A Davie County deputy and his K-9 were shot while conducting a raid to apprehend a suspect Wednesday evening.
The K-9, a Russian Shepherd named “Gorky” died Thursday.
The deputy who was injured has been identified as Christopher Fleming.
Davie County Sheriff Andy Stokes said in a press conference Thursday that he shot Fleming in the shoulder by accident during the incident.
Officers went to a residence to serve a warrant on 19-year-old Nicholas Scott Tilley around 4 p.m. in reference to a suspected home invasion.
Tilley fled the residence to a nearby mobile home on South Angell Road north of Mocksville with two juvenile hostages he reportedly knew.
According to a release, Tilley called his probation officer and stated that he would not be arrested or go to prison. He also stated that he would shoot police officers and kill people.
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