LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP/WSPA) — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said deputies trying to execute a search warrant shot a man armed with a knife in Lexington Friday.
The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were executing the warrant at a home when a man there advanced toward them with a knife and refused to drop it when commanded.
SLED said the man was shot in the upper body.
He was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.
SLED is continuing to investigate this incident.
The incident marks the 40th police shooting in the state this year.