Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Shots Fired Call at Denver Business

Lincolnton, NC (L TOWN RADIO)

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an incident called in to Lincoln County Communications as a shots fired call.

Deputies were dispatched to 422 North NC 16 Business in Denver at 5:40 p.m. The caller reported that two individuals were involved in an argument at Chemistry Lab Paint and Fab and shots were fired.

An individual came to the business upset by a previous incident between himself and the owner. Once inside the business shots were fired first by both the suspect and then return fire from the business owner.

The suspect ran from the scene to a wooded area behind Safari Miles Restaurant and discarded his firearm. He was apprehended a short time later by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies. No shots were fired by the officers. The suspect sustained a minor injury to his face.

Investigation into the incident is continuing.

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