Marion County deputy accidentally discharges weapon, authorities say

Marion County deputy accidentally discharges weapon, authorities say
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MARION COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – An investigation is underway after a Marion County deputy accidentally discharged his firearm Thursday morning, according to authorities.

Marion County Sheriff Brian Wallace said since the weapon was discharged during an arrest, the State Law Enforcement Division has been called in to investigate.

The deputy and suspect were uninjured, Wallace added.

No additional information was immediately available.

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