SBI Agents Investigating Officer Involved Shooting Involving Yancey County Sheriff’s Office

12/15/2021
 
  

    MEDIA RELEASE
CONTACT:  Angie Grube
Public Information Director, SBI
agrube@ncsbi.gov
 
December 15, 2021
 
SBI Agents Investigating Officer Involved Shooting Involving Yancey County Sheriff’s Office
Raleigh, NC – On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) was requested by the Yancey County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) and District Attorney to investigate an officer involved shooting involving YCSO.  The individual who was shot has been identified as Bobby Lee Byrd, Jr., 40 years old.  He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  The SBI’s investigation into the officer involved shooting involving YCSO remains ongoing. 
Updates regarding Trooper Kevin Glenn’s condition should be directed to NCSHP.  No additional information is available at this time.