SLED: Deputy fatally shoots armed suspect in South Carolina after domestic violence call

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) — South Carolina Law Enforcement Division agents are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left an armed suspect dead.

According to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to an address on McCall Road in Simpsonville after receiving a domestic violence call. The deputies who initially responded requested SWAT after learning that the suspect had fled the scene armed.

After a search, deputies spotted the suspect, armed with a firearm, at Twin Falls Road and Black Oak Court in Simpsonville.

Negotiations ultimately failed and officers were engaged in a fire fight just before 11:00 p.m. Sunday.

Snyder was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital with gunshot wounds. He died at the hospital from his injuries Sunday night at 11:32 p.m.

No deputies were injured.

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