GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – One person died early Friday morning after an officer-involved shooting in the parking lot of a Greenville County business.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred after 12:40 a.m. at the Bucks Trophy Club located at 450 Airport Road.
Deputies responded to a call that a man was in the parking lot with multiple firearms and shots had been fired.
Deputies arrived at the scene with the assistance of the Greenville Police Department and encountered the individual. An exchange of gunfire occurred resulting in the suspect sustaining injuries.
Deputies and officers involved in the shooting did not sustain any injuries, police said.
The suspect was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased according to officials.
The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified him as 57-year-old Matthew Edward Healey, of Greenville.
The coroner’s office said the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death is ruled as a homicide.
The Greenville Police Department said an officer involved in the incident was placed on administrative duty as it is consistent with the agency’s protocol.
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) has been requested to investigate the shooting.