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ONE DEAD IN OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING

Mary Liz Nolan

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One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting in North Augusta Sunday night.

Authorities say a public safety officer tried to stop a vehicle near Walmart around 8:00 p.m.  The driver took off, leading the officer on a chase down Highway 25 and into Edgefield County.

Police say the driver pulled off the highway near Rose Drive and tried to run from the scene.  Shots were fired and the suspect was pronounced dead.

More information is expected to be released later today.