A man wanted in Carroll County for allegedly stealing a firearm killed himself when confronted by N.C. officers on Dec. 16
By Staff Reports
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 6:00 am (Updated: December 21, 6:58 am)
DOBSON, N.C. — A North Carolina man suspected of stealing a firearm in Carroll County fatally shot himself on Dec. 16 after he was approached by officers.
According to information from the Surry County (N.C.) Sheriff’s Department, Anthony Lee Watson, 27, of Dobson, N.C., shot himself in the head with a handgun after officers followed a car he was riding in. The officers were attempting to arrest him on the Carroll County gun larceny warrant and charges in Surry County and Mount Airy, N.C., that included possession of stolen property.
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