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LCSO deputy involved in Saturday night shooting incident

UPDATE: Victim identified as 26-year-old Laurens woman

A Laurens County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a shooting Saturday night that resulted in a fatality, according to a statement from the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred around 8 p.m. on Old Stable Lane in Laurens.

The victim was identified as Kalah Shannon Gary, 26, of Laurens.

SLED is investigating the shooting as is protocol when police officers are involved in shooting incidents. A report from SLED said the victim was armed when the shooting occurred.

The LCSO had no further comment on the incident.

See Wednesday’s Laurens County Advertiser for complete coverage.

1 Comment

  1. Myra on May 23, 2022 at 9:59 am

    Why hasn’t The Sheriff named the deputy and given a statement. Is he or she on leave? Did she point the gun or threaten them or herself. Did they know that was her house. Is there video from dash or body cam.

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