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SLED investigating deputy involved shooting in Orangeburg County

ORANGEBURG, SC (WMBF) - The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office announced Saturday that investigation is ongoing after an incident involving an OCSO deputy. Reports say, as officers arrived to the club just before 1 a.m. Saturday, shots were fired. 

The sheriff said that OCSO deputies received a call from Coaster's security personnel asking for help after a disturbance erupted at the Santee nighclub early Saturday.

According to a SLED release, someone shot at the deputy.

Sheriff Leroy Ravenell states that an investigation into a shooting incident involving an Orangeburg County Sheriff’s deputy has been turned over to the State Law Enforcement Division.

Ravenell said the officer was not injured in the shooting and has been placed on paid administrative leave.

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