1 dead; several hurt in SC shooting

Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 9:00 AM
Last updated 6:41 PM
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GREER, S.C. — Greenville County sheriff’s deputies say two officers and a suspect have been wounded in a shooting after a standoff in Greer.

Investigators say a man entered a house around 9:30 p.m. Sunday and shot and killed a man. Deputies say the suspect then took four adults and two children hostage.

Sheriff’s deputies stormed the house around 12:30 a.m. this morning to rescue the hostages. Deputies say the suspect shot and wounded two officers. Their injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

The officers returned fire and the suspect was wounded and has been taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Several other people were hurt.

Officials have not released the names of those involved or the extent of their injuries.

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating.

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OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 10/15/12 - 09:14 am
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The article begs the question.

Why was he taken alive after killing 1 person and shooting at and wounding LEO's and injuring several others?

If y'all are short on ammo, the US HLS has been buying 20million Rds. a month lately, ask for some.

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 10/15/12 - 03:32 pm
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The aclu
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will sue the Greenville county sheriff's office on behalf of the murderer for violation of his civil rights.

thecraftman
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thecraftman 10/15/12 - 07:46 pm
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Augusta

send their officers to Augusta where the best shooting officers are!!!

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