BREAKING: Trooper Shot, Robeson County Deputy Pinned Down

A trooper has been shot in Robeson County in the Parkton area.

A trooper has been shot in Robeson County in the Parkton area.

Robeson County Shooting – Trooper Shot

Parkton, NC – A North Carolina state trooper was shot in Robeson County on Sunday afternoon, in what is being described as ongoing “active shooter situation.”

Reports are being received by media that shots are still being fired at 96 Acadiana Drive in Parkton, according to The Fayetteville Observer.

One Robeson County deputy sheriff was reported to be pinned down due to the gunfire, according to WBTW.

Police surrounded the house in Parkton after shots were fired at an unidentified Robeson County deputy sheriff.  Houses in the neighborhood have been evacuated, and the area has been closed to traffic.

A hostage negotiator has been called to the scene, and police were trying to establish contact with the shooter.

The condition of the state trooper is unknown, and his name has not been released.  It is not known if anyone else has been injured.

Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey confirmed that there had been heavy gunfire at the residence and says that any time law enforcement tries to get near the house, they come under gunfire.

Multiple law enforcement agencies are assisting including the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

UPDATE: The suspect was fatally shot. Authorities have still not released much information. Updates to come in future articles.

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