DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A suspect has been charged in an officer-involved shooting Thursday in Darlington County, according to deputies.
The shooting happened on Traxler Street Thursday, according to SLED.
Deputies said Thomas Lewis is charged with third-degree criminal domestic violence, assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, and possession of a stolen vehicle.
No deputies were injured in the shooting, but one deputy sustained minor injuries from a traffic collision when the suspect fled the scene, according to deputies.
According to SLED, deputies were serving an arrest warrant when a confrontation happened, resulting in the male suspect being shot. A second person was also shot. Both people were taken to the hospital.
Lewis was also shot by Darlington County Sheriff’s Office deputies in 2015 after several armed robberies. In that incident, he also attempted to hit a deputy with his truck.
Lewis is held in the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center.
The deputy will be placed on administrative leave, which is standard protocol.