Man charged following deputy-involved shooting in Greenville Co.


GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says one deputy was hurt and another person was shot in a deputy-involved shooting Sunday afternoon.

Deputies responded around 12:30pm to Cliffview Court for a “follow-up investigation,” according tot he sheriff’s office.

After arriving at the scene, a deputy was involved in a shooting.

Sean Theodore Kaiser
Sean Theodore Kaiser (From: Greenville Co. Detention Center)

The deputy was injured in the incident but was not shot, deputies said.

Both the deputy and the a person who was shot were taken to the hospital for treatment.

According to a South Carolina Law Enforcement Division news release, deputies were attempting to arrest Sean Theodore Kaiser, on a suspicion of shoplifting.

SLED officials said Kaiser resisted arrest and assaulted the officer, and said the deputy’s firearm discharged during the struggle.

According to SLED’s release, Kaiser was charged with resisting/assault, beat or wound a police officer.

He was booked into the Greenville County Detention Center.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the shooting.

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