Burglary suspect shot, accomplices at large – Emily Lane area

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The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary incident in the Emily Lane area of Piedmont in which one of those involved was shot by the homeowner and additional suspects remain at large.

The GCSO received a 911 call regarding a burglary at 48 Emily Ln. at 10:40 a.m. today (Monday). The caller stated he returned home and discovered someone had broken into his residence and removed several items.

The caller advised he located several items behind his residence and he encountered several subjects attempting to retrieve the items. The caller stated he advised the subjects he had contacted law enforcement and not to leave.

According to reports, the subjects jumped into their vehicle and attempted to flee the area and shots were fired. The subjects left the area and abandoned the vehicle.

Responding deputies located one subject in the area of Bessie Rd. and Piedmont Hwy. who had been shot. The subject was transported to a local hospital, the extent of his injuries is not known at this time.

Sheriff’s Office K-9 units are enroute to the area to begin a search to locate the remaining subjects.