UPDATE | Suspect, officer named in officer-involved shooting

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Monday, Feb. 9, 2014

Chase ends on Rose Drive (WRDW-TV)

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW) -- SLED is investigating an officer involved shooting that took place Sunday night.

A North Augusta public safety officer attempted to pullover Earnest Satter-White, Sr., 68, for a possible DUI around 7:30 Sunday night. When the officer flashed his light's at Satter-White , he sped off down Highway 25.

The officer, Justin Craven, began a pursuit with the vehicle and radioed in to Edgefield County alerting the Sheriff's office that the chase would soon be entering Edgefield County

According to North Augusta Public Safety, Satter-White then pulled off of Highway 25 near Rose Drive. Satter-White was involved in an altercation with officers and during the confrontation was shot. Satter-White was transported to GRU, and later died.

An autopsy is expected to be performed Monday.

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW) -- SLED is investigating an officer involved shooting that took place Sunday night.

A North Augusta public safety officer initiated a traffic stop near the North Augusta Walmart for a possible DUI around 8 Sunday night. When the officer flashed the suspect's vehicle with it's lights--the suspect sped off down Highway 25.

The officer began a pursuit with the vehicle and radioed in to Edgefield County alerting the Sheriff's office that the chase would soon be entering Edgefield County

According to North Augusta Public Safety, the suspect then pulled off of Highway 25 near Rose Drive and tried to run from the officers. At that point, NADPS confirmed shots were fired.

We've learned from the Edgefield County coroner that the suspect in the matter is now dead. The coroner's office will be releasing a name of the suspect on Monday. An autopsy will be performed Monday as well.

SLED is investigating as is standard protocol for any officer involved shooting.



 
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