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A deputy-involved shooting leaves a suspect dead in Buncombe county. It happened around 3:30 this afternoon on Elkins Road, in the Newfound community.
Neighbors say they heard several shots fired and then saw emergency responders. News 13's Megan Schiering spoke with Sheriff Van Duncan, who says they were trying to serve a warrant on a sex offender.
Sheriff Duncan tells News 13, the man was a sex offender wanted here, as well as in California and Washington State. He says the man shot at deputies with a bow and arrow, and they returned fire, killing him.
The S.B.I is on the scene investigating.