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LELAND, NC (WWAY) — A Leland Police officer has quit after an internal investigation into his involvement in a shooting at a multi-agency DWI checkpoint last month.

The town the investigation found that Ofc. Anthony Bernard was justified in shooting at suspects who tried to drive away from the checkpoint on US 74/76. But the investigation also found Bernard violated a policy, because he was not forthcoming with information.

Bernard resigned from his position effective tomorrow.

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