Deputy Sheriff Ned Byrd was shot and killed while on patrol shortly after 11:00 pm.
Deputy Byrd stopped at Battle Bridge Road and Auburn Knightdale Road in Raleigh due to a series of calls and suspicious activity. He exited his vehicle and was shot multiple times. At 1:06 am, another deputy found the K9 still inside the patrol vehicle and Deputy Bryd outside.
The subject is still at large.
Deputy Bryd was a United States Air Force veteran and had served with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years.