SLED investigating Wednesday officer-involved shooting in Colleton County

Colleton County News

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday involving a Walterboro Police officer and an armed suspect.

According to SLED, a Walterboro PD officer fire shots at an armed suspect during a confrontation following a traffic stop.

The suspect fled the scene and has not yet been arrested. No injuries have been reported as of yet.

This is the 35th officer-involved shooting in 2021 in South Carolina, SLED says.

This incident is under investigation.

This is developing with updates to come as News 2 receives new information.

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