Sampson County, N.C. — Authorities in Sampson County conducted a manhunt on Thursday evening for a suspect who shot at a Cumberland County deputy.

Officials said the deputy was mowing the grass at his home on Stedman-Cedar Creek Road when a car slowed down as it was driving by. The deputy saw the barrel of a gun come out of the car’s window, and someone started shooting.

The deputy, who was not identified, got into his patrol car and started following the vehicle. The chase continued for roughly five miles into Cumberland County before the driver, identified as David Scott Bain, turned onto a dirt road.

Bain eventually came to a stop, jumped out of the car and ran off.

Authorities caught the passenger in the vehicle, but the person’s name was not released.

Bain has not been found.

The deputy was not injured.

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