Investigations are active following an officer-involved shooting in Colleton County Friday 26th Nov. 2021.
Investigators with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are probing a shooting incident involving a Walterboro Police officer. Department. The shooting happened after a failed traffic check led to a faceoff between the unidentified person and the officer.
Preliminary investigations reveal that the victim fled the confrontation scene on foot and is still at large. It is not immediately clear if the person was caught by gunfire.
SLED is a law enforcement department that concentrates on officers’ conduct and officer-involved shooting (OIS) at the request of the agency involved in the incident. SLED agents will conduct interviews with all potential witnesses in this matter.