BCSO visits deputy wounded in early-morning shooting

BCSO visits deputy wounded in early-morning shooting
Deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office visited Gist in the hospital. (Source: BCSO)

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has shared a photo of deputies visiting a member of their force that was wounded in an early morning shooting last week.

Officials say Cpl. Kimber Gist was shot multiple times after getting into a struggle with a suspect on Friday, Feb. 26.

Authorities later found the suspect, Travis Smith, dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in his home. Officials said it is possible the suspect was also wounded by gunfire in the struggle.

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