SLED investigating deadly officer-involved shooting in Abbeville Co.

Crime

ABBEVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating following a deadly officer-involved shooting in Abbeville County on Monday night.

SLED said Abbeville County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded for a reported domestic situation.

While on scene, there was a confrontation between an armed man and a deputy, SLED said. As a result, the man was shot and killed.

No other injuries were reported.

The Abbeville County Coroner identified the man as 54-year-old Evin Kimberly Payne.

We will continue to update this story as information becomes available.

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