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FRANKLIN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead after being shot by a North Carolina sheriff’s deputy.

Macon County Sheriff Robert Holland tells local media outlets that a deputy was called to a home on Sunday because of a fight between neighbors.

Holland says the deputy was confronted by someone who had a gun. The sheriff says the deputy opened fire on the suspect, killing him.

Officials haven’t released other information, including the names and races of those involved. The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating.