Candlelight vigil planned for man killed in trooper-involved shooting


SHALLOTTE, NC (WWAY) — A candlelight vigil will be held Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for Brandon Webster, who was shot and killed by a state trooper earlier this week.

The vigil will be held at Shallotte Township Park.

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Webster was shot by State Trooper S.A. Collins Tuesday night in the Civietown Mini Mart parking lot.

Officials say Collins was attempting to make a traffic stop on Webster. Webster reportedly accelerated his truck towards the officer and Collins fired his gun.

Webster was brought to Novant Health Brunswick Medial Center where he later died.