State Highway Patrol trooper shot during chase in Yancey County

14December 2021

— A State Highway Patrol trooper was shot while trying to help end a chase in Yancey County on Monday.

Trooper Kevin E. Glenn was preparing to deploy stop-sticks near U.S. Highway 19 and Newdale Church Road in Burnsville when he was shot, authorities said.

Glenn, who is assigned to Mitchell County, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspected gunman wasn’t at large, according to authorities, who didn’t elaborate.

Authorities said they believe there was no threat to the public at this time.

This post was originally published on this site

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

See Your Business Here!

For more information on our listings, advertising, coupons, and mailers, please contact us today!