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Former Officer Charged With Attempted Murder In Honea Path

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HONEA PATH, S.C. -

Police in Honea Path say a former officer has been charged in an attempted murder that happened Sunday evening.

Dusty Ashley, 51, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Investigators say they were called to Chiquola Avenue in Honea Path where they found a man who was shot in the side.

He was taken to the hospital.  That's when police got a call from Ashley, saying he wanted to talk to them.

Ashley was taken into custody and charged as a result.

The investigation continues.  The condition of the victim is unknown at this time.

Police say Ashley did work at the Honea Path Police Department in the late 1980s, as well as other agencies in the Upstate.

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