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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.
Tilley held the…
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