Suspect Dies After Arrest

SLED investigating

June 29, 2018 - 10:29 am

At approximately 2:00 a.m. today the Clemson City Police Department received a 911 call stating there was a fight in the parking lot of the 7-11 convenience store located on Old Greenville Highway. Before the officers' arrival one of the subjects had locked himself inside the store and began destroying the interior contents.

The other individual from the fight call was a private citizen who was at t empting to assist the subject with a motorcycle that would not start .

An Emergency Medical Service crew responded to the scene.

When Clemson City Police officers entered the store the subject inside charged at them initiating a second altercation. Once the subject was under control; the EMS crew was notified to provide assistance for the subject. The subject was transported by EMS and at some point became unresponsive and has since been pronounced deceased.

As per department protocol, the incident is now being investigated by the SC Law Enforcement Division. Any further information concerning this incident must come from SLED.


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