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SLED: Agents return fire, hit wanted suspect near Darlington

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Officers from the SC Law Enforcement Division fired at a suspect wanted in connection with a double homicide in North Carolina Wednesday morning, according to a SLED news release.

The incident took place Wednesday morning in a rural area near Hartsville when officers confronted the suspect, according to the news release. The suspect then fired at the officers while attempting to flee on foot, according to initial reports. Officers returned fire and hit the suspect, who was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

An investigation into the incident is underway, SLED officials stated.

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