SBI still investigating March shooting by Dare Deputy

By on April 24, 2024

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) confirmed this week that it is still investigating the shooting of a woman by a Dare County Deputy in Colington on March 17. At the same time, the Dare County Sheriff’s office says that woman may be returned to Dare County from Virginia as early as this week to be served with a warrant.

As reported by the Dare County Sheriff’s office at the time, the incident unfolded on Sunday, March 17, at approximately 7 p.m. when the sheriff’s office responded to a call reporting the presence of a suspicious person in the area of Lake Court and Harbour Road in Colington, NC.

The caller stated that there was a female with a knife on their property acting erratically. The responding deputy encountered the 49-year-old female walking down Harbour Road. The deputy made repeated attempts to talk to this individual; however, she would not comply with commands. At that point, the deputy deployed their taser and then fired their gun striking the female. She was transported to The Outer Banks Hospital for care and was reported to be in stable condition a few days later.

According to a representative of the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, the unnamed deputy is still currently on administrative leave pending the results of the investigation. When it concludes its probe, the SBI is expected to forward its findings to the District 1 District Attorney.

This marks the second time in recent months that a shooting by a Dare County Sheriff’s Deputy has been under investigation.

In a decision announced on Feb. 21, special investigator Chuck Spahos concluded that the fatal October 2023 shooting of Manteo resident Sylvester Demetrius Selby by Dare County Sheriff’s Deputy Francis Glaser III “was indisputably tragic, but it was not unlawful.” No charges were filed in the case and Selby’s family has filed a lawsuit naming Glaser and Sheriff Doug Doughtie, as defendants.

 


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Comments

  • David Smith

    Mark thanks for the follow-up. Maybe some of the questions people including myself asked will be answered.

    Wednesday, Apr 24 @ 8:18 pm
  • Bob

    And people wonder where all the good police have gone? Away. Who wants to deal with this sort of thing and lawsuits against them personally when they are forced into a split-second potentially life-or-death decision? My guess is if they are a decent human being, the last thing they want to do is end a life and have it haunt them for the rest of their days, I know it would if it were me.

    “This marks the second time in recent months that a shooting by a Dare County Sheriff’s Deputy has been under investigation.”

    Aren’t all shootings investigated?

    Thursday, Apr 25 @ 8:41 am
  • Halmac

    To Bob’s question or statement above- Yes, all law enforcement shootings are investigated and the Sheriff’s Office policy is that they will be investigated by the SBI, period. All officers involved in shooting are place on administrative leave pending said investigation. There is nothing nefarious or untoward going on. This is policy. And again to Bob’s statement- how many of you risk your life every day, for people they don’t even know- have to make the dreaded split-second decision that all cops dread- only to be seconded guessed by everyone who has no idea what it’s like to put in this position. This ain’t TV people.

    Saturday, Apr 27 @ 8:31 am