Updated at 6:42 p.m. ET: A 35-year-old man suspected of shooting and injuring two Randolph County deputies Monday afternoon has been taken into custody, authorities say.
Law enforcement officials identified the suspect as Jamie Lee Ashley, according to WXII-TV in Winston-Salem. He is suspected of shooting the deputies about 2:30 p.m. in the area of the U.S. 220 bypass and U.S. 311 in Randolph County, the station reported.
Both deputies were reported in stable condition. One was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, while the other was taken to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, WXII-TV reported. The deputies' names were not released.
Witnesses told WXII they heard at least six shots in the area, and did not believe the shots were fired from the deputies. One of the deputies was dressed in plainclothes, while the other deputy was in uniform, authorities said.
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