NC trooper shoots man after traffic stop
DURHAM — North Carolina officials are investigating a Memorial Day shooting by one of its troopers in Durham County.
Patrol spokesman Capt. Everett Clendenin said Trooper R.R. Clay has stopped a vehicle Monday afternoon for a minor traffic violation. The 19-year-old driver couldn’t produce identification and got into a fight with the trooper when told he would be arrested.
Clendenin says Clay fired his weapon and the injury isn’t believed to be life-threatening.
The incident is being investigated by the State Bureau of Investigation.
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North Carolina officials are investigating a Memorial Day shooting by one of its troopers in Durham County.
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