Conestee Park reopens after deputies find missing person in Greenville

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said Conestee Park shut down temporarily on Saturday afternoon.
Published: Jul. 31, 2022 at 1:31 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said Conestee Park shut down temporarily on Saturday afternoon while deputies searched for a missing person who was possibly in danger.

Deputies said the person was reported missing at 11:09 a.m. They soon learned that he was last seen near West Belvede Road and that he was possibly armed with a gun.

Deputies later found the missing person on Henderson Ave. near Conestee Park. According to deputies, the park was shut down while they searched. However, it has since reopened.

The individual was taken into custody and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Deputies added that he was charged with Unlawful Carry of a Firearm.