LELAND, N.C. (WNCT) – The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is investigating a deadly officer involved shooting in Leland.
On Friday around 8:50pm, Leland Police Officer Jacob Schwenk responded to an incident in the Brdigeport Way area. When Officer Schwenk encountered Brent Quinn, the two exchanged gunfire. Officer Schwenk was shot multiple times, and Quinn died as a result of injuries sustained from gunshot wounds.
The SBI is conducting an independent investigation into the incident.