Reportedly three shot, including Wilkes deputy, between Clingman, Jonesville


Dark smoke could be seen against a backdrop of overcast skies west of Elkin Monday morning at the scene of a reported shooting and fire, with one of possibly three victims being a Wilkes County deputy.

RONDA — Fire and medical crews and law enforcement are on the scene of a reported shooting and fire on North River Ridge Road off Bethel Road, between the Clingman and Jonesville communities.

Dark smoke could be seen against a backdrop of overcast skies this morning from where the reported shooting of three people, including a Wilkes County deputy occurred. The deputy was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, according to officials.

At last report, a suspect was still at large.

Bethel Road has been blocked off to traffic as well.

More information will be provided as it comes available.

Elkin Tribune
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