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One person dead, three Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies injured during early-morning shooting

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

From staff reports

Three Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies were injured and one person died early Monday morning after a traffic stop devolved into a shooting in northern Franklin County.

The deputies were responding to a report of a prowler around 3 a.m. in the area of Sagehill Road and Hollingsworth Road when they attempted to stop a vehicle, according to a news release. The attempted stop resulted in a shootout with the occupant of the vehicle.

The occupant of the car died, and all of the deputies were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a local hospital, according to a news release.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office will release more information at a news conference at 1 p.m.

This story is developing.

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