The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

June 2, 2006

Sheriff’s deputy back on job after accidential shooting

By Joel Barrett, Managing Editor

Thursday, June 1, 2006 — Stanly County Sheriff Tony Frick says a deputy accidentially shot himself in the foot but can’t disclose much else about the May 3 mishap.

Sheriff Frick declined to identify the deputy except to say he’s been with the department “for some time.”

“This is an internal investigation,” Frick said.

The mishap occured at about 5 p.m. in Norwood during an operation, Frick said.

The deputy was treated at a local hospital and released. Frick said he’s back to work while the investigation continues.