Man shot by officer during traffic stop in Woodruff

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Authorities say a man was shot and two Woodruff police officers injured during a traffic stop that led to a confrontation. 

Woodruff Police Chief Greg Ryan said the man was stopped just after 10 p.m. Saturday on Highway 101 near North Main Street. 

He believes the driver was stopped for a turn signal violation.

SLED (S.C. Law Enforcement Division) said the man was shot and wounded in a confrontation with an officer.

7News is told two officers suffered minor injuries. Chief Ryan said one officer was treated at the scene, while another was treated at a hospital. 

There was no immediate word on the medical condition of the man who was shot. 

SLED is investigating the incident.

According to SLED, it’s the 34th officer-involved shooting so far this year in South Carolina.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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