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Woman Dead Following Chase, Officer-Involved Shooting in Anderson

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Crime Scene near Appleton Street in Anderson Crime Scene near Appleton Street in Anderson

Anderson Police say a shoplifting suspect is dead following a police chase, Friday night.

According to Anderson Police, the suspect, identified by Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore as 49-year-old Sharon McDowell, of Anderson, fled from Kohl's on Clemson Blvd and led officers on a chase just before 11 o'clock Friday night. Officers cornered the McDowell after she turned onto a dead end street near Appleton Street. Officers says that's when McDowell attempted to run over the officers with her car and even backed into a police cruiser. Anderson Police tell 7 On Your Side an officer then fired at the suspect killing her.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is now investigating the shooting.

Check back with wspa.com for updates.

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