Sheriff: Deputy Shoots, Kills Suspect After Gunfight

2:18 PM, Sep 17, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX)  - A suspect is dead after a chase and shootout with a Richland County deputy late Monday night. 

According to Richland County Sheriff deputy Curtis Wilson, an officer attempted to pull over a car because the tags did not match the car when the vehicle took off.  Deputies say the suspect jumped out of the car and ran near Faraway Drive and East Boundry.

The deputy chased the suspect, and investigators say the suspect fired at the deputy. The deputy returned fire, killing the suspect. 

The suspect has not been identified.

We'll continue to follow this story and will have more information as it becomes available.  




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