Two local deputies on leave following officer-involved shooting

On Friday evening October 9, at approximately 10:07 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in southern Alamance county to serve an arrest warrant for assault on a female which occurred in Guilford county. Contact and identification was made with the wanted suspect, Nicholas Aaron Collora. A Sheriff’s Office negotiator arrived on scene and established communications with the suspect. The suspect later exited the residence with a weapon pointed at Deputies. Two Deputies fired striking the suspect. No one else on scene was injured. Officers immediately rendered medical aid. EMS arrived on scene and transported the suspect to a nearby hospital. As per protocol, both Deputies have been placed on administrative leave pending an SBI investigation.

On Friday evening October 9, at approximately 10:07 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in southern Alamance county to serve an arrest warrant for assault on a female which occurred in Guilford county.

Contact and identification was made with the wanted suspect who refused to leave the residence, barricading himself inside. Deputies were advised that the suspect possibly had weapons in the house.

A Sheriff’s Office negotiator arrived on scene and established communications with the suspect. The suspect later exited the residence with a weapon pointed at Deputies. Two Deputies fired striking the suspect. No one else on scene was injured.

Officers immediately rendered medical aid. EMS arrived on scene and transported the suspect to a nearby hospital.

As per protocol, both Deputies have been placed on administrative leave pending an SBI investigation.

Suspect: Nicholas Aaron Collora  W/M/33, Burlington, NC

Charge: Assault on a Female (issued by Guilford Co. Sheriff’s Office 10/9/20)

Nothing further will be released until completion of the SBI investigation.