South Carolina prisons spokesman: 7 inmates dead, 17 injured amid fights at maximum security prison

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23 April 2018
Multiple crews responded to a mass casualty incident at Lee County Correctional Institution on Sunday night that left 7 inmates dead and 17 inmates requiring medical attention, according to South Carolina Department of Corrections
South Carolina prisons spokesman: 7 inmates dead, 17 injured amid fights at maximum security prison
A person is dead and a driver is charged after a crash in Spartanburg County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Troopers said the crash happened at 11:22 p.m. Sunday.
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Two people were wounded in a shooting just after 4 o'clock Sunday morning at a night club on South Park Street in Mullins, according to police. Officers said the victims' injuries aren't life threatening and they're not cooperating.
Two people were wounded in a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon at the Columbia Place Mall. Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff's Department said two groups reportedly got into a dispute in the parking lot of the mall just after 2 p.m. The two groups both drew firearms and shot at each other when one of the victims was struck in the upper body and collapsed inside the mall. That person was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
A wreck involving several vehicles blocked lanes of Pete Hollis Boulevard Saturday night. State troopers said the wreck happened around 8:15 p.m at the intersection with Cedar Lane Road.
The Richland County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating a shoot out as well as a hit and run that occurred Thursday afternoon. Deputies responded to reports of two shots being fired from two vehicles near the 7800 block of Parklane Road around 3 p.m.
Seven victims were rushed to the hospital after a 3-alarm apartment fire near Highway 501 in Myrtle Beach. Firefighters said four of the victims are in critical condition
Horry County firefighters responded Thursday night to a three-alarm apartment fire in the Carolina Forest area
A North Myrtle Beach teen has been arrested after a Wendy's was robbed by two armed men on April 2, according to Horry County police.
One person has been arrested after a Thursday morning chase with deputies on Garners Ferry Rd., according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department
Deputies are investigating after they say one person was shot Wednesday night. Investigators say it happened just before 9 on the 1600 block of Emerald Valley Road.
A school bus was involved in an accident Thursday morning. It happened on Bacons Bridge Road near Dorchester Road, according to Dorchester County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tony Phinney.
Firefighters responded to a house fire Thursday morning on Johns Island. It happened in the 1900 block of Ghana Street.
A pedestrian was struck and killed on Interstate 26 late Wednesday in Dorchester County. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the collision happened in the westbound lanes near the Highway 15 exit around 9:25 p.m.
A York County man was one of two people killed in a head-on crash Monday in Fairfield County, police and coroner officials said
Sheriff's deputies are investigating two weekend shooting deaths near the South Carolina coast. Media outlets reported that Beaufort County sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting death of 29-yea-rold Rockiem Graham of Hilton Head Island. Graham was found dead in the back seat of a vehicle pulled over by officers shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday.
The coroner is on the scene of a deadly crash in Anderson County. The crash happened at 8 a.m. Monday on Liberty Highway at Waterford Court.
One person in custody after Sunday morning shooting in Berkeley County
The Anderson County coroner is investigating a deadly fire in Honea Path Monday morning. Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCown said he was called to the scene of a fire on Todd Road where a fatality had been reported.
A Pelzer woman died Sunday after her vehicle hit a tree, according to the Greenville County Coroner. Investigators said a vehicle driven by April Alewine, 39, was on West Butler Road around 8:15 a.m. Sunday when it left the roadway, hit a tree and rolled onto the driver's side.
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Investigators said a Piedmont man died in a crash, and the crash wasn't discovered for several hours. State troopers said the crash happened in the morning hours of Sunday along Old Pelzer Road.
An investigation is underway after a 25-year-old woman was found dead in her Beech Island home Saturday morning. Miracle Perry was found deceased in her apartment on Westminister Way in Beech Island around 8 a.m. Saturday, according to the Aiken County Coroner's Office.
Laurens County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man on a drug trafficking charge following a traffic stop. According to sheriff's office news release, deputies saw a red Ford Focus cross the double line on Highway 101 north of Gray Court around 11:10 p.m. on Wednesday and initiated a traffic stop.
A Florence man is in jail after he reportedly dragged a victim behind an empty house and attempted to sexually assault the victim, police say. Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department says Ron Jermaine Daniels, 42, of Florence, turned himself into officers Friday and was charged with kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct first degree.
A Saluda County, SC, Sheriff's deputy was killed Thursday night while responding to a call. Corporal Dale Hallman died of injuries following a single vehicle crash.
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