Officer Involved Shooting


By Eric Weisfeld

York County, SC (WOLO)-The shooting of a 70 year old man reaching for his cane by a York County Deputy, is the state's ninth-officer involved shooting, this year alone.
Authorities say Bobby Canipe was shot once Tuesday after being stopped for an expired license plate as he drove home.
A Sheriff's spokesman says 24-year-old Deputy Terrence Knox thought Canipe was reaching for a rifle.
Sled is now weighing in... saying officer involved shootings are on the rise in South Carolina.
42 such shootings were reported last year.
That's up from just 27 in 2009.

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