• NC sheriff: Deputy shoots suspect while responding to call

    LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina sheriff says one of his deputies shot and wounded a man while responding to a call over a domestic disturbance between a father and son.

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    Davidson County Sheriff Richie Simmons says the shooting happened Friday morning but declined to give details about how it occurred. Simmons says the State Bureau of Investigation will investigate what happened.

    Media outlets report the man shot - Ellis Ray Coleman Jr. of Lexington - was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Messages left with the hospital and the sheriff's office on Saturday seeking his medical condition weren't returned. No charges had been filed.

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