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Law enforcement report officer-involved shooting in Dillon

Man remains hospitalized at this time
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Posted at 12:27 PM, Jan 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-07 16:48:42-05

DILLON — Two deputies and a Dillon police officer were involved in an incident Wednesday evening in Dillon where an armed man was shot and wounded.

Dillon Police Chief Don Guiberson reports the 32-year-old man is hospitalized and being treated for a gunshot wound.

The shooting occurred at a Kentucky Avenue home at about 6:35 p.m. when the man came to the door with a gun in his waistband. Law enforcement ordered the man to put his hands up and the man allegedly reached for his gun and officers shot the man.

More details will be reported as they become available.