Tragic Shooting at UNC Health Johnston: Community Awaits Clarity on the Circumstances

Deputy fatally shoots individual at UNC Health Johnston

Early Monday morning, a tragic incident occurred outside of UNC Health Johnston in Clayton when a person was shot and killed by a deputy. The event took place on the hospital’s campus, prompting 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.

The community is left in shock as they wait for answers and clarity in the wake of this tragic event. 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.

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