Officer Involved Shooting Investigation in Leland North Carolina

On Friday, December 9, 2016, the State Bureau of Investigation initiated an officer involved shooting investigation in Leland North Carolina. At approximately 8:50 pm on Friday, Leland Police Officer Jacob Schwenk responded to the Bridgeport Way area in Leland and encountered Brent Quinn. During the course of the encounter, Officer Schwenk exchanged gunfire with Quinn.   As a result of the armed confrontation, Quinn died from injuries he sustained.

Officer Schwenk sustained multiple injuries from gunshots fired during the incident.  

The independent SBI investigation is ongoing, and the SBI will provide the criminal investigative report to the District Attorney when complete.