Four Brunswick County deputies are on desk duty and three New Hanover County deputies are on leave as the result of last week's shooting at a DWI checkpoint in Leland.
Officials say that's standard operating procedure following a shooting that involves officers, and Sheriff John Ingram says law enforcement responded appropriately.
One suspect, Antoine Graham, remains in the hospital.
The other, Jerry Melvin is jailed on 8 counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, along with other charges.
The SBI has launched a probe into the incident, which is also standard procedure.
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