Person fires shot to scare suspect during search

search for wanted suspect
search for wanted suspect

The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a wanted suspect near the Greer Drag Strip off of Highway 357.

The Sheriff’s Office says that they were searching for the suspect, when he ran from deputies. That person then jumped into a nearby creek.

The Sheriff’s Office says they have police dogs out tracking the suspect.

During the search, deputies say a citizen fired a shot to scare the suspect.

The wanted person is not in custody right now.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

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