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Officer-Involved Shooting At Comfort Inn In Greenville, Person Of Interest Sought

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Greenville Police tell 7 On Your Side the suspect, 22-year-old Carlton Staggs was found with non-life threatening gunshot injuries. Greenville Police tell 7 On Your Side the suspect, 22-year-old Carlton Staggs was found with non-life threatening gunshot injuries.
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Just before 10 o'clock Saturday night Greenville Police officers with the Vice and Narcotics Unit were called to the Comfort Inn on Laurens Road for a drug complaint. Just before 10 o'clock Saturday night Greenville Police officers with the Vice and Narcotics Unit were called to the Comfort Inn on Laurens Road for a drug complaint.
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Just before 10 p.m. Saturday, Greenville Police officers with the Vice and Narcotics Unit were called to the Comfort Inn on Laurens Road for a drug complaint.

Once on the scene, officers say a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot almost backed over two people and jumped a nearby curb. Greenville Police report that the vehicle started to speed toward officers. That's when one of the officers fired a gun at the vehicle.

According to Greenville Police the driver then fled the scene. The Greenville County Sheriff's Office later located the vehicle around 4 a.m. Sunday.

Greenville Police tell 7 On Your Side the suspect, 22-year-old Carlton Staggs was found with non-life threatening gunshot injuries.

As a result of the shooting two unidentified officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave.

Authorities are currently searching for a person of interest in the case.  Police released the photograph to the left.  If you have any information that may help, call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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