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Published: June 18, 2019


A FAYETTEVILLE MAN IN BEHIND BARS AFTER AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING THIS MORNING IN LINCOLN COUNTY.  ACCORDING TO MEDIA SOURCES, OFFICERS WITH THE FAYETTEVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT WERE DISPATCHED TO A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE AT MAYBERRY COURT JUST AFTER 1 AM.  UPON ARRIVAL, JOHN ADAM QUARLES, BEGAN FIRING A RIFLE AT LAW ENFORCEMENT AS HE LEFT THE SCENE.  ONE OFFICER WAS INJURED AS HE ATTEMPTED TO SEEK SHELTER.  QUARLES WAS LOCATED LATER AROUND 8 AM WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, WINCHESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT AND MADISON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT.  THE OFFICER WAS TREATED AND RELEASED FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED.  THE INCIDENT IS UNDER INVESTIGATION AND CHARGES HAVE NOT BEEN RELEASED AT THIS TIME.