SLED investigating officer-involved shooting near Allen University

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RICHLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – The SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is investigating a Friday afternoon officer-involved shooting that occurred near Allen University.

According to SLED, “shots were fired during a confrontation between a man and an officer with Allen University Police.”

Both the suspect and the officer were injured, though none of the injuries were life-threatening.

SLED reports that the suspect is in custody.

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