GPD officer recuperating from injuries, another person still hospitalized

Published on Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The investigation into the shooting involving a Greer Police Department officer Wednesday night is being investigated by SLED.

The incident sent the  officer and another person to the hospital Wednesday night. An update from the police department Thursday reported that the officer was treated and released from the hospital early Thursday morning and is recuperating from his injuries. The officer did not receive any gunshot wounds.The driver of the vehicle received what were described as non-life-threatening injuries and is still being treated at the hospital. Police said the officer reportedly did not receive any gunshot wounds, 

At 8:06 p.m. Wednesday, the GPD reported an officer was investigating a suspicious vehicle near the intersection of J. Verne Smith Parkway and Victor Avenue Extension. According to police, the suspect  vehicle then struck the officer and the officer discharged his service weapon. 

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