Burglary suspect shot, killed by North Carolina police officer after confrontation

Published 8:02 am Tuesday, February 15, 2022

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Police in North Carolina say an officer shot and killed a burglary suspect Sunday after a confrontation at a car dealership.

Concord police say an officer on patrol discovered a burglary in process Sunday around 5 a.m. at a Nissan dealership on Concord Parkway.

Police say the officer observed a white male suspect trying to steal a vehicle. According to police, the suspect ignored multiple commands to stop what he was doing and a physical confrontation ensued.

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It was then that the officer shot the suspect. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The officer, a two-year veteran of the department, has not been identified.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting at the request of Concord Police.