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One hurt after officer-involved shooting in the Pee Dee

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Marlboro County.
Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Marlboro County.(Source: Gray TV)
Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 8:19 AM EDT
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MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating an officer-involved shooting Monday morning in Marlboro County.

According to state investigators, a Marlboro County Sheriff’s deputy fired his weapon after seeing two men shooting into an occupied vehicle outside a club on Highway 15 in McColl.

One of the suspects was shot by the deputy, while the other suspect ran from the scene, authorities confirmed.

Marlboro County Sheriff’s Lt. Trevor Murphy said the injured suspect was taken into custody in North Carolina. His injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

No other injuries were reported.

The investigation is ongoing.

The incident in Marlboro County was the 20th officer-involved shooting in South Carolina in 2021.

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