Suspect shoots self as deputies serve warrants in Greenville Co., deputies say

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Deputies say they were serving warrants at a Greenville County home when the suspect shot himself.

According to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 4 p.m. Thursday on Chickasaw Drive while deputies tried to serve multiple warrants for criminal sexual conduct with a minor on a man.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they say the suspect armed himself and turned the gun on himself and fired at least one time.

Sergeant Ryan Flood with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said deputies provided medical attention to the man until EMS arrived and took him to the hospital.

The suspect is in critical condition.

The sheriff’s office says no deputies were injured in the shooting and no deputies fired their weapons.