DOBSON, N.C. -- Surry County Sheriff's Officers say a man was shot after pointing a gun at a deputy who was responding to a civil disturbance Monday afternoon.
Deputies went to a home on Twin Oaks Road near Dobson. When they arrived, they encountered a man with a long gun. According to a release from the sheriff's office, the man pointed the gun at a deputy and was then shot by the deputy.
The man was identified as Herbert Charles Kipp of Elkin. He was taken to Baptist Medical Center where he was treated and released. Kipp was charged with Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Government Official and received a $50,000 bond.
The deputy has been placed on paid administrative leave while the SBI investigates the matter, which is protocol in officer-involved shootings.