SHP Identifies Suspect In Johnston County Shooting


Authorities have identified Darius Jayquan Rogers, 20, of Clayton as the suspect in today’s shooting involving a state trooper.  Mr. Rogers was transported to Wake Medical Center as a result of the incident where he is listed in serious condition.  
Sgt. J. M. Dorsey, a 15-year veteran stationed in Troop C, District 2 (Wayne County) attempted to stop Mr. Rogers for speeding.  Dorsey has been placed on administrative duty pending an internal investigation which is agency protocol in any trooper-involved shooting. 
Further inquiries into this incident should be forwarded to the SBI due to their ongoing separate investigation.


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