Man killed in deputy-involved shooting in Pickens Co.


PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting in northern Pickens County, Saturday afternoon.

At 2:48 p.m., deputies arrived at the home on Nursery Road in response to a domestic disturbance.

61-year-old Rickey Leonard Harris was shot by a deputy, according to the Pickens County Coroner’s Office.

Sheriff Rick Clark requested that the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division conduct the investigation.

The deputies involved have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

An autopsy for Harris is scheduled for Monday.

The Sheriff’s Office said nobody else was hurt in the shooting.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.

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