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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday January 10th, 2023 :: 11:19 a.m. EST

Advisory

Information Regarding E. Court Street Incident Today

Around 9:45am today, Law Enforcement responded to an incident reported as an active shooter inside the License Plate Agency on E. Court Street, Marion. Although the suspect was communicating threats, no one was injured in the disturbance. There are NO current active threats. The suspect has been identified, taken into custody and the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a further investigation at this time. 

The Sheriff’s Office thanks the local and state law enforcement partners and McDowell County Emergency Services that responded quickly to assist.

-Authority of Sheriff Ricky T. Buchanan 
 

Address/Location
McDowell County Sheriff's Office
593 Spaulding Rd
Marion, NC 28752

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-652-2235

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