2 Lexington County deputies shot responding to domestic call, SLED investigating

Two deputies were injured after an exchange of gunfire with man in Woodland Village apartments, according to a report just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday, from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The apartments are off Bush River Road near where the I-20 and I-26 come together.

All three were transported to the hospital with gunshot wounds. The deputies are expected to be OK.

Deputies were responding to a domestic call at a Cottonwood Lane apartment unit. Per policy, SLED is investigating the shooting incident.

When deputies arrived a man had a child and a gun in his hands and deputies “had to put hands on him” and shots were fired. said Lexington County Sheriff, Jay Koon.

No name has been released but the sheriff said that the man was out on bond for murder.   He will face a variety of charges. 

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