Woman shot by Onslow County deputy after traffic stop

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – The State Bureau of Investigation has been called in after a deputy shot a woman today in Onslow County.

Col. Chris Thomas said it happened just before noon on Willow Street, that’s off Highway 172 in Hubert.

He said it began as a traffic stop.

Thomas confirmed that the woman was armed and she was shot by a deputy. She has been taken to the Naval Medical Center at Camp Lejeune for treatment.

The colonel said the deputy was not injured and he did not have any update on the woman’s condition.