Southeast Caldwell County Volunteer Fire Department
Years of Service: 1
Date of Incident: June 9, 2020
Date of Death: June 9, 2020
On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at approximately 1808hrs., Firefighter Klayton Manning, driving the fire department’s ATV, responded to reports of smoke in the area. While at the scene, he was approached by a man with a gun and was shot and killed. Firefighter Manning’s cousin was with him and also died from gunshot wounds. The assailant is in custody.