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Man shot and killed when deputies attempt to serve warrant

February 19, 2021 GMT

GREER, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy has shot and killed a man in the Upstate, authorities said.

The shooting happened Thursday evening near Greer, WSPA-TV reported.

Deputies were trying to serve a warrant for criminal sexual conduct when the gunfire happened, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The suspect was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital, where he died, Sheriff Hobart Lewis said. His identity wasn’t immediately released. No deputies were hurt.