Deputy Involved Shooting

Car-jacking suspect shot

Lee Rogers
April 25, 2019 - 7:12 pm

Lee Rogers

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The Anderson County Sheriff's office issued the following press release Thursday:

On April 25, 2019 at approximately 12:30pm, an Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies were looking for a vehicle that was involved in a car-jacking that occurred in Greenville County.

ACSO deputies encountered the stolen vehicle near the city of Belton and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended on Wright School Road after a successful deflation of the vehicle tires.

The suspects exited the car and tried to flee on foot.  Deputies encountered the suspects in a field, when one of the suspects fired at deputies. A deputy fired back at the suspect, striking him at least one time.

The suspect has been transported to the hospital for treatment and his condition is unknown at this time. 

The State Law Enforcement Division has been called to work the shooting, as standard procedure.

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