“Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Shooting in Easley”

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Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Shooting in Easley 

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting after receiving a call at approximately 5:44pm this afternoon that a shooting had occurred at 524 Pope Field Rd in Easley.

Deputies arrived on the scene as two adults were being transported to the hospital. An adult female received a wound to the hand and an adult male had what appeared to be one gunshot wound to the chest.

Preliminary investigation is that the male and female are married but currently separated. Both the male and female were injured from the same gunshot that was fired by a third person inside the residence.  A total of four people were at the home when the incident occurred.

Sheriff’s Detectives are currently interviewing two individuals from the scene at the time of the shooting. One of those subjects is believed to be the person that fired the shot.  No arrests have been made at this time as Detectives are still collecting evidence and conducting interviews.  A handgun has been seized from the residence and is believed to belong to one of the uninjured persons being interviewed.

The Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that there were a total of four people at the home during the encounter and there were no children present. The incident stemmed from a domestic altercation between the married couple.

No additional information will be released until further investigation can be completed.