One person is dead and another is in custody after an officer-involved shooting in a Walmart parking lot in Lenoir, according to Observer news partner WBTV.
Police said Carl Marcus Nivens of Lenoir died after he fired a shot at them, and at least one officer returned fire, WBTV reported. The parking lot is off U.S. 321 near Greenhaven Drive NW. Police had responded to a report of suspicious activity in the parking lot, the station reported.
The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting.