Mon. Jun 17th, 2024
Deputy fatally shoots individual at UNC Health Johnston

The community is in shock after a tragedy occurred on Monday morning outside of UNC Health Johnston in Clayton. A person was shot and killed by a deputy, officials have confirmed. The incident took place on the hospital’s campus, triggering a rapid response from deputies with the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

UNC Health Director of News and Media Relations, Alan Wolf, released a statement acknowledging the altercation and expressing gratitude that no hospital employees or patients were injured in the incident. Public Relations Specialist, Suzette Rodriguez, assured the public that all areas of the hospital remain open.

Despite the tragic outcome, details surrounding the circumstances leading to the shooting and information about the deceased individual have not yet been disclosed. The State Bureau of Investigation has taken over the case and is currently conducting an investigation to uncover more information about what transpired.

As the community waits for answers, they are hoping for clarity and closure in the wake of this tragic event. The incident has left many feeling uneasy and uncertain about their safety in public places.

By Aiden Nguyen

As a content writer at, I delve into the realms of storytelling with the power of words. With a knack for research and a passion for crafting compelling narratives, I strive to bring forth engaging and informative articles for our readers. From decoding complex concepts to unraveling current events, I aim to captivate and educate through the art of writing. Join me on this journey as we explore the ever-evolving landscape of news and knowledge together.

Leave a Reply