Deputy shot in Wilkes County


A deputy was shot in Wilkes County on Monday morning, according to the Wilkes County Sheriff Office.

Deputies were responding to a shooting call on North Ridge Road around 6:30 a.m. when they say one deputy was shot. The deputy was flown to Baptist Hospital.

A house fire in the 1700 block of North Ridge Road is reportedly related to the incident.

Officials say the shooter is not in custody. The deputy's condition has not been released.

WBTV is working to gather more information.