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Prayer for Lenoir Co. Sheriffs Office

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Posted about 5 years ago

 

Please pray for their fallen Officer.


Detective Allen Pearson

Lenoir County Sheriff's Department


North Carolina



End of Watch: Tuesday, April 7, 2009




 


 





Incident Details

Cause of Death: Gunfire

Date of Incident: Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect Info: Shot and killed




 


Detective Allen Pearson was shot and killed as he and other members of the agency's Special Response Unit attempted to apprehend a murder suspect in a rural area of Lenoir County.




Deputies had responded to the scene after receiving reports of a man shooting a gun on a wooded path. The man refused to surrender and fired at the deputies who responded to the scene.




The agency's SRU was dispatched to the scene and located the suspect with the help of a North Carolina Highway Patrol helicopter. Shot were exchanged as they attempted to take the suspect into custody. Detective Pearson was fatally wounded and a second detective suffered a gunshot wound to his neck. The suspect was also shot several times and killed in the shootout.




 


Agency Contact Information


Lenoir County Sheriff's Department


130 S Queen Street


Kinston, NC 28501




Phone: (252) 559-6101

 


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