Authorities investigating officer-involved shooting in Jasper County


Jasper County (WSAV) – Agencies from Georgia and South Carolina are searching from ground and sky for two people who fled after an officer-involved shooting in Jasper County.

It happened near Purrysburg Road in Hardeeville Monday afternoon.

The Jasper County Sheriff tells NEWS 3 when a deputy responded to a suspicious vehicle, an occupant got out and presented a firearm. A deputy fired and two people fled.

One person is in custody, but authorities are still searching for two others. The sheriff doesn’t believe anyone was injured in the shooting.

Officials with Savannah-Chatham County Metro Police and Colleton County are also assisting in the search.

Stay tuned to NEWS 3 for further updates as they become available.

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