Man shot, killed by deputy in Caldwell County


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A man has died after a shooting involving a Caldwell County Deputy early Monday morning, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call along Dudley Shoals Road shortly before 1:30 a.m. where a deputy fired his weapon killing 52-year-old Roy Lee Minton, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies have been called to the home multiple times over the past few years on domestic related calls, according to the sheriff’s office.

The deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending the result of the investigation.

No deputies were injured in the shooting. The SBI is currently investigating.

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