NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) agents are investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that left one dead Sunday.
According to SLED, Junnie Levon Williams (35) of North Charleston is identified as the man killed in Sunday’s officer-involved shooting.
Agents say that Williams was killed during an encounter with NCPD officers.
NCPD spokesperson Harve Jacobs said that officers responded to the area of Crossroads Drive around 4 a.m. Sunday following a report of a vehicle break-in.
Williams attempted to flee from officers after being identified as the suspect.
Officials say that Williams was armed, and while attempting to apprehend him, there was a struggle resulting with shots being fired, and Williams being shot.
SLED says that this is the 2nd officer-involved shooting in the state so far this year.