Deputy shot wheel of car that tried to run him over in Laurens Co. says report

Car in a ditch

LAURENS CO., SC (WSPA) – A chase has ended with 2 in custody in Laurens Co., according to deputies.

Deputies say they responded to a burglary in progress around 11:53 a.m. on Hellams Circle in Gray Court.

When they got there a deputy saw the suspects leaving the location.

They tried to stop them and a chase started.

The chase ended when the suspects lost control of the vehicle in front of the ZF Transmission plant on North Old Laurens Rd.

The suspect tried to run over the deputy, according to the sheriff’s office.

The deputy fired two rounds into the wheel of the suspect’s vehicle and disabled it.

A man and woman were arrested without further incident. Their bond hearing will be at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday.

The sheriff’s office has asked SLED to investigate because the deputy discharged his weapon.

No one was hurt.

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