SLED investigating deadly deputy involved shooting on Old Country Road in Aiken County

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AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says three deputies are on administrative leave after an officer involved shooting on Old Country Road in Aiken.

Deputes responded to the scene at Old Country Road off Highway 19 around 5 p.m. as a result of a domestic disturbance call.

We’re told the suspect, a white male in his 30’s, pulled two pistols on responding deputies. One of the deputies then reportedly shot the suspect.

He was then taken to AU Medical Centers where he was later pronounced dead at 11:25 p.m.

Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables has identified him as 44-year-old Gregory W. Hallback.

SLED has been called in to investigate the shooting.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information as it becomes available.


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