Deputy involved shooting in Anson County

A shooting involving a deputy occurred in Anson County Friday, Nov. 6 on Stanbackferry Ice Plant Road.

The shooting happened around 11 a.m. in Wadesboro.

The Anson Co. deputy was responding to a 911 call when the shooting happened, according to the Anson Co. Sheriff's Office.

The deputy encountered a male subject during his investigation. After several events, the officer fatally wounded the male subject.

The SBI is conducting an investigation into the officer's actions, which is standard procedure for these cases. The case will be turned over to District Attorney Reese Saunders for review.

Anyone with information or that may have been in the area at the time may contact authorities at 704-694-7083.

We will update this story as more information becomes available. 

 

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