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Nash Co. Man Fires on Deputies After Disturbance

Posted February 25, 2008 11:41 a.m. EST
Updated February 25, 2008 5:07 p.m. EST

— Nash County deputies responding to a disturbance call Friday night arrived to find a man armed with a shotgun.

According to deputies, they were responding to reports that Kenneth West Hill, 40, was in an altercation with his father at 5013 Farm Road in Elm City.

After deputies identified themselves and told the man to drop his weapon, he fired a shot at them, authorities said.. They returned fire. No one was injured in the shooting.

Hill was taken into custody and charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

He was being held on $3 million secured bond Monday.