Authorities in Chester, SC investigate officer-involved shooting at a Walmart

South Carolina News

CHESTER, SC (WBTW) – Authorities in Chester are investigating after an officer-involved shooting at a Walmart.

The shooting happened around noon.

CBS affiliate WBTV reports one person was killed in the shooting.

The Chester County Sheriff’s office said the Walmart was closed until further notice throughout the rest of the evening.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) continued the investigation of the incident.

SLED conducts law enforcement officer shooting investigations at the request of the agency involved in the incident.

This is an ongoing investigation.

SLED will defer to the Chester Police Department for any information about their officers.

This incident was the 44th officer involved shooting in South Carolina in 2019 and first involving the Chester Police Department.

Count on News13 for updates.

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