The Randolph County Sheriff's Office confirmed an officer-involved shooting Monday night in Asheboro.
The sheriff's office says the incident happened in the 2000 block of North Fayetteville Street in Asheboro after 11 p.m. A man believed to be in a car accident shot at an officer before the officer returned fire and hit the man. The officer wasn't hit by gunfire.
Officer-Involved Shooting on Fayetteville Street in Asheboro
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Police say the shooting suspect is Daniel Schexnider of Asheboro. Schexnider was apprehended and taken to Moses Cone hospital. The officer, a Master Sergeant with the Asheboro Police Department with more than 22 years of law enforcement experience, wasn't injured. North Fayetteville Street (220 Business) has been shut down between Central Avenue north to Yzex Street.