Posted by Debra Worley - email
CHAPEL HILL, NC (WECT) - A 20-year-old student from UNC Chapel Hill was shot and killed by police this weekend.
Courtland Smith of Texas was pronounced dead around 6:00 Sunday morning after being admitted to High Point Regional Hospital.
Smith was reportedly shot and killed by an Archdale Police officer after a confrontation on I-85 in Randolph County.
The News and Observer of Raleigh is reporting that the fraternity president called an emergency dispatcher for help. He told the dispatcher he had a gun and admitted to drinking.
According to the Archdale Police Department, the two officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid leave while the SBI investigates.