Man pointed gun at Cayce police before he was shot
The man who was shot by a Cayce Public Safety officer pointed a gun at police, according to an incident report.
The officers were responding to a “shots fired” report at a home on Tufton Court, on Sunday night, when the incident happened. The man who was shot was taken to a Columbia hospital. No details of his condition have been released.
Officers said they encountered a man who pointed a handgun at them, at the front door.
“Shots were fired by officers and possibly the subject,” according to the incident report..
SLED is investigating the shooting- as is the case with all like incidents involving police.
According to the police report released by Ashley Hunter, spokeswoman for the City of Cayce, a neighbor called Cayce Public Safety after hearing gunshots. Police said they had been called to the home before.