A deputy with the Greenville County (SC) Sheriff's Office was reportedly struck by a vehicle that suddenly drove at him as he responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle.
The deputy got out of his patrol vehicle, and as he was approaching the suspect vehicle, the driver suddenly accelerated toward him, officials say. The deputy gave commands to stop, but the driver continued in the direction of the deputy. The deputy fired his service weapon at the car before being struck, according to reports.
According to WSPA-TV, the deputy—who has not been identified—suffered minor injuries to his leg.
It is unknown at this time if anyone was hit when the deputy shot at the car.