CrimeDeputy shoots homeowner who pointed gun at him after panic alarm call to home, sheriff's office says
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A Greenville County deputy shot a homeowner who pointed a gun at him Thursday night in in Simpsonville, according to the sheriff's office.
The deputy was responding to a call just before midnight about a panic alarm activation on Eastcrest Drive.
When the deputy went to the door of the home, he was met by the homeowner who pointed a handgun at him, Lt. Ryan Flood, public information officer with the sheriff's office said.
The deputy shot the homeowner at least once, according to Flood.
That person was taken to the hospital and was alert and conscious, Flood said.
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The deputy was not hurt. There were two other people in the home at the time. They were not injured, Flood said.
There is no information yet on why the panic alarm was activated.
SLED is now investigating this deputy-involved shooting.
The deputy will be placed on paid administrative leave pending results of an internal investigation.
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