Man Attempting Burglary at Concord Car Dealership Shot & Killed by Police

A burglary suspect at a Concord car dealership was shot and killed following an altercation with an officer, the Concord Police Department said yesterday. Officers responded to calls regarding a burglary around 5am yesterday at Modern Nissan located at 967 Concord Parkway. Officers immediately found a man attempting to steal a vehicle, the police report indicated. A physical confrontation ensued and an officer shot the suspect. The suspect was transported to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation will be investigating the incident and the officer will be placed on administrative leave pending the investigation. The unidentified officer was not injured. *PHOTO courtesy of WBTV.

Author: Mike Jackson