News reports say that one person is dead and a SWAT team is on the scene in the Sandy Gap area of Cherokee County, NC, where an active shooter has been reported.
Officials in Cherokee County, North Carolina say there is an active shooter in the Sandy Gap area near Highway 294.
The sheriff’s office said it was investigating the incident and, in the meantime, has asked everybody in the area to stay indoors.
BREAKING: Cherokee County, NC Sheriff Derrick Palmer confirms an active shooter situation is going on now in Sandy Gap area of Highway 294. People in that area are asked to STAY INDOORS.
— Brittany Martin (@BrittanyNC9) August 14, 2018
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.