SLED Investigates Officer-Involved Shooting


By News Department

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) - The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office is confirming reports of an officer-involved shooting.

A spokesperson says a deputy was responding to a harassment call on Chitwood Street Tuesday afternoon, and that deputy ended up firing on the 42-year-old victim, killing him.

At this time, it's not known what led up to the shooting.

SLED is now handling the investigation.

We will continue to follow this story and bring you more information as it becomes available.

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