A Greenville County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a shooting at a Piedmont Hwy. gas station Monday morning after a suspect refused to follow commands of deputies, then exited the vehicle approaching deputies and reaching into his waistbans as if he was reaching for a weapon.
The sheriff’s offfice stated the deputy feared for his safety and the safety of other deputies on the scene.
The shooting occurred after deputies responded to an incident Monday morning at 6:25 a.m. at 1625 Piedmont Highway regarding a suspicious vehicle parked next to a gas pump. According to the 911 call, the vehile and the occupants had not moved for approximately two hours.