On Friday, January 10th after a lengthy investigation, deputies with the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division secured a search warrant for Kilby’s residence. Deputies attempted to serve the warrant in the 2400 block of Sparta Road . Kilby, who was outside the residence, ran on foot. ran into a detached garage behind the residence and pointed a gun at the deputy. The deputy shot Kilby. Kilby was airlifted to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem.
Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were seized at the residence.
In accordance with departmental policy, the deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.