“Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Investigation into Shooting Incident”


For Immediate Release

Chuck James, Chief Deputy

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office


Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Investigation into Shooting Incident

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident on Green Meadow Lane in Easley, South Carolina.  At approximately 4:48 PM today, the Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a shooting resulting in an adult male being injured.

Upon arrival, deputies located the adult male lying in the roadway of Green Meadow Lane with an apparent gunshot wound to the torso.  The injured party was transported to the Greenville Hospital System for treatment where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

During the investigation, Detectives have located numerous witnesses and are in the process of interviewing those witnesses.  An adult male, who was present during the incident, was detained and brought to the Sheriff’s Office for additional questioning by Detectives.  All parties have been identified and are cooperating with the investigation.  At the time, this event remains an active investigation and no arrests have been made.

Additional information will be forwarded as it becomes available