A North Carolina deputy was shot and wounded Thursday afternoon and a suspect has been taken into custody, authorities said.

The deputy was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover, Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins told reporters. The shooting happened near Pembroke as deputies executed a search warrant, he said.

“The team followed all protocols based on the body camera that I have watched, so far,” Wilkins said. “When they made entry, they took on shots, fired by the suspect.

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A suspect was taken into custody following a shooting that led to the hospitalization of a deputy in North Carolina.

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He said the deputy was struck and taken to the hospital in a patrol car.

No further information was immediately released.

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