Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

WATCH: Dive Training Brings Agencies to Lake Murray

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Lexington County Sheriff’s Deputies were joined by the FBI and other agencies during Underwater Recovery training. ABC Columbia’s Grace Joyal heading out to Lake Murray to catch the exercise and find out how law enforcement is training for all sorts of scenarios.   Categories: Local News Tags: Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

Watch: Lexington Co. Deputies Train on Project LifeSaver

Lexington, SC (WOLO)– Learning the ins and outs of a new tool to help keep tabs on loved ones who may wander away from home. Monday Lexington County Deputies got some hands on training to help in a possible search. According to Deputies, the training session and field exercise focused on Project Lifesaver transmitters. The transmitters are used in search…

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…