SLED: Teen faces more charges following multi-county deputy-involved shooting

A teen faces more charges today after a multi-county shooting and chase earlier this month.
Published: Aug. 31, 2023 at 11:06 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) said a 17-year-old who led officials on a multi-county shooting and chase is facing more charges.

On Aug. 17, officials said Timmothy Scott ran a stop sign and continued to ignore deputies’ blue lights in Anderson County before leading them on a chase into Greenville County. There, he crashed into a ditch and began firing at deputies but was taken into custody after running out of ammunition.

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Scott was previously charged on Aug. 19 with two counts of attempted murder.

As of Aug. 31, SLED agents said Scott is facing the following:

  • Discharging a firearm into a vehicle, 2 counts
  • Attempted Murder
  • Disregarding a stop sign
  • Failure to stop for a blue light
  • Hit and run
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Possession of a weapon during a violent crime
  • Unlawful possession of a firearm
  • Use of vehicle without permission with intent to deprive

Scott remains in at the Greenville County Detention Center.

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