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.