Enfield Post Office Gunman Identified

RALEIGH -- The gunman who died Saturday evening inside the Enfield post office has been identified as Willie E. Bishop, 62, of 213 N. Dennis St., Enfield.

Police were notified of an attempted armed robbery that was occurring at the Enfield Post Office, 112, N. Dennis Street, just before 7 p.m. As police arrived, Bishop reportedly fired at officers from inside the post office.

Captain Drahar Bozard, Jr. of the Enfield Police Department, fired one shot, and the suspect was found dead inside the post office.

The Enfield police chief requested the State Bureau of Investigation to investigate the shooting.