Deputy involved shooting – Slabtown

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An Anderson County deputy along with deputy coroner Josh Shore and Coroner Greg Shore work at the scene of a deputy involved shooting Wednesday night on Queen Anne Lane in Slabtown. (Photo by David Rogers)

One person is dead following a shooting involving an Anderson County deputy, according to Sgt. JT Foster with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened at approximately 8 p.m. on Queen Anne Lane off of Old Greenville Highway.

McBride said when approaching the vehicle, a deputy feared for his life and then engaged the suspect.

No additional information has been released by ACSO regarding the suspect.

SLED will be taking over the investigation per protocol when a deputy is involved in a shooting.

SLED investigating shooting incident involving deputy

Update – According to a SLED new release, Deputies were attempting to serve outstanding warrants for Domestic Violence 1st Degree, Resisting Arrest and Receiving Stolen Goods when the suspect fled. Following a vehicle pursuit, the suspect, Brandon Mauldin, was shot during a confrontation with deputies and subsequently died from his injuries.
No other injuries occurred during the incident.
SLED conducts law enforcement officer involved shooting (OIS) investigations at the request of the agency involved in the incident.
When requested to investigate an OIS, SLED’s goal is to conduct a thorough, independent criminal investigation as timely as is possible under the circumstances. SLED agents will conduct interviews with all potential witnesses in this matter.
Further, SLED will collect all relevant evidence and will forensically test such evidence as
needed.
Information gathered in the SLED investigation of the incident will be summarized in a case file report to be submitted to prosecutors.
This is an ongoing investigation.
The incident in Anderson County was the 37th officer involved shooting in South Carolina in
2021. In 2020, there were 49 officer involved shootings in South Carolina; 3 involved the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.