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Davie sheriff says he accidentally shot his own deputy during standoff with gunman

Police dog dies from wounds suffered after being shot by suspect

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Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:30 pm

MOCKSVILLE — Davie County Sheriff Andy Stokes says he accidentally shot Deputy Chris Fleming after Fleming and his police dog had been shot by a man during a standoff Wednesday night near Mocksville.

Stokes provided more details about the incident at a news conference Thursday in the Davie County Sheriff’s Office. Nicholas Scott Tilley, 19, who lives on Cornatzer Road in Davie County, was eventually arrested Wednesday night and faces charges of attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of Fleming as well as felony assault on a law-enforcement animal.

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