The York County Sheriff’s Office said deputies shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them during a confrontation early Tuesday morning near Fort Mill.
The incident took place about 12:30 a.m., a short distance south of the state line.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were called to a residence in the 1200 block of Lurecliff Place, off Pleasant Road. That is a short distance west of Interstate 77.
Deputies had been called to the residence to check on a person who reportedlty was suicidal. According to authorities, a 28-year-old man at the residence pointed a firearm at deputies, and deputies returned fire, killing the man.
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No deputies were injured.
The sheriff’s office said the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) has been called in to investigate the shooting, as is policy in cases of officer-involved shootings. The sheriff’s office has not released the identity of the man who was shot.