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South Carolina trooper shot while making overnight traffic stop, officials say

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2023
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A law enforcement officer was shot early Sunday morning while in the line of duty, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. The shooting happened at about 3:30 a.m. in Bamberg County, SCDPS spokesperson Heather Biance said. A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was shot after initiating a traffic stop on U.S. 78, according to Biance. The trooper was taken to a hospital for medical treatment, Biance said. Further information on the trooper’s condition, and if the injuries are considered life threatening, was not available. There was no...

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