CRIME

SBI investigates fatal shooting involving Leland officer

North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation says it is looking into a shootout in which a police officer was wounded and a suspect was killed.

A statement from the SBI on Saturday said Leland Police Officer Jacob Schwenk responded to call Friday night. The SBI said Schwenk encountered Brent Quinn, and the two exchanged gunfire.

The StarNews of Wilmington reports Schwenk suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his legs. The SBI said Quinn died in the shootout.

The SBI said it will provide a criminal investigative report to the district attorney's office when it is complete.

The races of the officers and the suspect were not immediately known.