SLED investigating shooting of Lexington County Deputy

LEXINGTON COUNTY,  SC ( WOLO)– The S.C. Law Enforcement Division says it is investigating the incident Saturday  where a deputy from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department was shot, while responding to a domestic violence call. Image courtesy Lexington County sheriff’s Department Following the shooting,  Deputies say a man barricaded himself in the home for hours in the Manchester Park subdivision….

Overall crime down, murder up in 2018 SLED report

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–The rates for overall violent crimes and property crime in South Carolina fell in 2018 according to a report released Friday by State Law Enforcement Division. However, its not all good news. A SLED spokesperson says the number of murders in 2018 reached a 5-year high with 393 victims, while the number of law enforcement officers assaulted increased…