Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

WATCH: Lexington County Deputy Involved in Fatal Shooting

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) – Authorities with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department say one of their deputies was involved in a fatal shooting Monday morning. Around 7 a.m. Monday morning, the deputy responded to the 100 block of Glenda Court on a call of a suspicious person in a vehicle, officials say. During the investigation, police say the suspicious person drove toward the…

Toddler Identified in Accidental Shooting Death

GASTON, S.C. (WOLO) -Brooklyn Samiya Davis, 3, was identified as the victim of a shooting earlier this month. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said Davis’ death is still being investigated by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The toddler got her hands on a gun on Monday, July 18 around 12:30 p.m., officials said. The incident happened on Glenn Road in…

Lexington Co. Authorities Investigating Afternoon Shooting

Courtesy Lexington County Sheriff’s Department/Twitter LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Authorities with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department tell ABC Columbia that an argument between two people ended in gunfire on Wednesday afternoon. The shooting occurred at “The Store” on Highway 6, officials say. We’re told one person involved in the incident was taken to an area hospital and is being…

Police: Foul Play Not Suspected In Death of Man at Walmart

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) – Authorities with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department say they don’t suspect foul play in the case of a person who was discovered dead inside a vehicle in the parking lot a Walmart on Tuesday. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the man as 53-year-old Keith Walter Lindler of Lexington. Autopsy results are still pending, Fisher said. Authorities said Thursday they do…

LCSD, Local Agencies Participate in Active Shooter Drill

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and other first responders held an active shooter exercise Tuesday afternoon at Chapin Alternative Academy. (Image: Matt Perron) LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Police regularly prepare for any large-scale threats that could happen in South Carolina. It just so happened that the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department had active-shooter training scheduled for Tuesday with other agencies at…

NEW: Two suspects charged in Gaston murder

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department announced Monday the arrests of a man and a woman in connection to a shooting in Gaston.

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WOLO) – The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday the arrests of a man and a woman in connection to a shooting in Gaston. According to a release, Fareed Rasheed Makeen and Teresa Farris Epley are charged with murder. The shooting happened on Meadowfield Road on Friday, April 29. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the victim…

Two bodies found in Lexington Co. identified

The identities of two bodies found inside a Lexington County home Sunday have been released by investigators.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The identities of two bodies found inside a Lexington County home Sunday have been released by investigators. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher says 80 year-old Leonard Williams and 70 year-old Lillie Thompson were found in a home on Double Eagle Circle during a welfare check just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Sheriff’s deputies say they are investigating…

Dynamite Disposal set for Tuesday

If you hear loud blasts in one part of Lexington County on Tuesday don't be alarmed. Deputies say they plan to dispose of 400 pounds of dynamite.

LEESVILLE, S.C. (WOLO) — If you hear loud blasts in one part of Lexington County on Tuesday don’t be alarmed. Deputies say they plan to dispose of 400 pounds of dynamite. According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, deputies will be working with the State Law Enforcement Division and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Tuesday morning…