SLED: Deputy Injured & One Man Killed In Lancaster County Shooting

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THE LATEST (10/09/21):

The man who died at the scene has been identified as 27-year-old, Derrick Clinton II from Indian Land, SC, according to the Lancaster County Coroner.

ORIGINAL STORY (10/08/21):

INDIAN LAND, S.C. — SLED agents are investigating a shooting in Lancaster County that left one deputy injured and another man dead on Friday.

Police were executing a search warrant at The Court at Redstone apartment complex in Indian Land connected to a missing persons investigation, when shots were exchanged between an armed man and a deputy with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

Both the armed man and deputy were shot during this incident, according to a news release.

Police say the injured deputy was taken to a local hospital to be treated and the other man died at the scene.

Authorities say the shooting in Lancaster County on October 8th marks the 30th officer-involved shooting in South Carolina in 2021.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

This is a developing story.

Check back for updates.