UPDATE: Suspect served in Lexington Co. wanted on attempted murder charge
wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A suspect is in custody after an exchange of gunfire between them and the officers during a search warrant execution on several charges, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.
The suspect, who has not been named, was being served with attempted murder, armed robbery, and conspiracy charges in connection with a Feb. 5 incident on Carrie Lane in Gaston.
The warrant was being served at a home on Boiling Springs Road around 3:30 p.m. The U.S. Marshals were assisting the sheriff's department in serving the warrants when the suspect attempted to flee the home in a stolen vehicle.
When he fled, he struck two law enforcement vehicles, pinning one of the officers in the door of the second car. Officers then started firing on the suspect, when he was struck several times.
Source: WIS TV
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