LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies say an officer has shot and killed a suspect in an earlier shooting in South Carolina.
WBTW-TV reported the shooting occurred Sunday night in Lake City.
Florence County Sheriff's Capt. Mike Nunn says two people were shot and wounded on a street in Lake City.
Nunn says officers investigating the shooting confronted a suspect who fired at a deputy, who returned fire. Nunn says the suspect died at the scene.
The names of the dead man and the deputy have not been released.
The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating.
Florence County Coroner M.G. Matthews says the body has been sent to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for an autopsy Monday.
Information from: WBTW-TV, http://www.scnow.com
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