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Woman shot by deputy during traffic stop on Thanksgiving has died

A woman who was shot by an Onslow County deputy on Thanksgiving Day has died.
(File photo: Onslow County)
A woman who was shot by an Onslow County deputy on Thanksgiving Day has died.

A woman who was shot by an Onslow County deputy on Thanksgiving Day has died.

Officials say the shooting happened just before noon on Willow Street, off Highway 172 in Hubert.

According to authorities, the woman was armed and the incident took place during a traffic stop.

The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the shooting, and the deputy has been placed on administrative leave, which is standard procedure.

The deputy was not hurt and the woman’s name has not yet been released.