NC K-9 officer shot, killed during traffic stop

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Jordan Harris Sheldon (Photo: Mooresville PD)

MOORESVILLE, NC (WBTV/WWAY) — Mooresville police are investigating an incident late Saturday night in which an officer was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop.

Mooresville police confirmed early Sunday morning that Officer Jordan Harris Sheldon, 32, was shot during a traffic stop on West Plaza Drive.

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Sheldon was transported from the scene by medics but was later declared dead.

Police report that the suspect in the shooting left the scene but was later located in a nearby apartment where it was found that he had died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The roadway along Highway 150 remained shut down throughout the night as police continued to investigate the shooting.

No further information has been released at this time.