SBI investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Anson County

- The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) is assisting in a fatal officer-involved shooting in Anson County on Thursday.

Anson County Sheriff's Office Deputies Beam and Martin found Dennis Penny after being dispatched to check the welfare of Penny's girlfriend in the area of Blewett Falls Road in Lilesville, NC.

The North Carolina SBI says gunfire was exchanged between Penny and the deputies resulting in Penny suffering from fatal wounds.

There were two guns recovered from the scene that will be sent to the State Crime Lab for analysis, according to the NC SBI.

This investigation is ongoing.

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