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Two inspectors with the N.C. Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau are on administrative leave with pay pending an investigation into Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting that left a Wilson man dead.
Officers involved in the incident were identified Friday as inspectors Jordan Hill and Christopher Noble, according to Steve Abbott, assistant director of communications for the N.C. Department of Transportation. Abbott said the department does not release photos of inspectors because of the type of work some them do.
Hill has seven years of law enforcement experience, and Noble has 15 years of law enforcement experience, Abbot said.
On Thursday, officials released the identity of the man who was killed during the encounter as 27-year-old Roy Anthony McAllister Jr. Authorities said Thursday that McAllister was the same suspect who robbed the Wilson County Senior Activity Center prior to the encounter with officers on Jordan Street.
The State Bureau of Investigation is responsible for investigating any officer-involved shooting as well as information released regarding the matter. SBI officials said the investigation is still ongoing and had yet to release additional details as of Friday at noon.
The Wilson Police Department is responsible for investigating the robbery and assault that occurred at the Wilson County Senior Activity Center. Police released information regarding that investigation on Thursday.