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Police: Shot fired at police officer responding to 911 call

CRAMERTON, NC (WBTV) -

A Cramerton Police officer was reportedly shot at Wednesday night as he responded to a 911 call for help.

According to the Cramerton Police Department, officers were dispatched to a disturbance, with multiple people involved, along the 100-block of North Main Street around 8:40 pm Wednesday night.

When officers arrived, 27-year-old Devin Richard Killian reportedly fired a shot from a 9mm handgun at Officer T.C. Branch.

Killian was arrested and charged with burglary, assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, conspiracy to commit burglary, discharging a firearm within the town limits, and attempted first degree murder. 

He is being held in the Gaston County Jail without bond. 

Kevin Jason Cook, age 28, was charged with burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary. Cook was held at the Gaston County Jail on a $150,000 secured bond. Paul William Killian, age 29, was also charged with burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary. He was held at the Gaston County Jail on $100,000 secured bond. 

In addition, Lane Clinton Killian, age 24, was charged with burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary. He was held at the Gaston County Jail on a $50,000 secured bond.

It is not clear what lead to the original disturbance that prompted the 911 call to police, but investigators say the people inside the home and the people arrested knew each other. 

No one was injured in the incident.

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