Officer shoots, kills suspect

November 24, 2008 8:26:49 AM PST
A Johnston County officer is on leave following a deadly shooting.

Sheriff's deputies say they were responding to a call that someone was hurt at the Glendale Road residence, but when they arrived, a man shot at them.

A deputy returned fire and shot and killed the suspect, 54-year-old Reginald Lee Witcher of Kenly.

Deputy Sgt. J.K. Garner and Deputy A.J. Case have been placed on administrative leave with pay while the SBI investigates the incident.