The Pittsboro Police Department is investigating an incident Monday night in which shots were fired at a Chatham County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s home.
This act of violence against a member of law enforcement and their family is an offense that threatens the safety and security of our community. In response to the crime, Sheriff Mike Roberson has condemned the act and announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.
Shortly after 9 p.m. Monday, June 26, 2023, officers responded to the Pittsboro residence of a Chatham County deputy which was targeted by an individual or individuals who discharged firearms at the home, endangering the lives of the deputy and his family. While no injuries were reported, the incident is a reminder of the risks and challenges faced by law enforcement officers who dedicate their lives to protecting our community.
“The safety and well-being of our officers and their families is of utmost importance to us,” said Sheriff Roberson. “An attack on a deputy’s home is not just an attack on one person; it is an attack on the values of justice, security, and the rule of law. This act of violence will not be tolerated. Anyone who targets law enforcement in our community will face the full force of the law.”
The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office urges anyone with information about the shooting, or the individuals involved, to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pittsboro Police Department at 919-542-3200, or the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office at 919-542-2911.