North Carolina

Man dead after officer-involved shooting at NC grocery store

GREENVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina police fatally shot a man they said was harassing customers in a grocery store parking lot and then showed a gun as an officer approached.

Greenville police said a bystander was wounded during the shooting Thursday afternoon but will survive.

Greenville police said the first officer to arrive at the scene approached a white man described in complaint calls. Police said the suspect was shot after producing a gun and died at the scene.

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Police said the officer is a nine-year veteran who wasn't injured, but that names of those involved would be released later. Department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said the officer is also white.

A spokeswoman for the State Bureau of Investigation said agents are investigating.

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