Part of a Woodruff street is cordoned off after a shooting. (Oct. 25, 2012/FOX Carolina)
WOODRUFF, SC (FOX Carolina) -
Agents with the State Law Enforcement Division are investigating the shooting of a pregnant woman by a Woodruff police officer Thursday afternoon.
The shooting happened about 1:40 p.m. near the intersection of Jamie's Creek Drive and McArthur Street.
According to the incident report from the Woodruff Police Department, an officer was performing a traffic stop when a man fled on foot. The report also says the woman that was in the car tried to run over the officer, forcing the officer to fire back.
Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said Thursday night that 28-year-old Lacey Lamb died as a result of a gunshot wound suffered in that incident. He said Lamb was 21 weeks pregnant. Her baby did not survive, he said.
The man involved, who hasn't yet been identified, was eventually placed into custody, according to the SLED spokesman.
Stay with FOX Carolina and foxcarolina.com for the latest on this developing story.
Copyright 2012 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.
Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >
Sunday, August 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:12:10 GMT
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Dozens of videos are all over Twitter from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. Many of the posts lead back to a group called I'm Shmacked. It makes videos at universitiesMore >
Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.More >