Community gathers to hold prayer vigil for injured Oconee Co. deputy
OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Oconee County community is gathering to show support for a deputy who was shot in the line of duty on Thursday afternoon.
The deputy was shot while conducting a traffic stop on South Highway 11 near Mount Pleasant Road.
Now, community members are gathering to help raise donations and show support as 27-year-old Corporal Lucas Watts is recovering at the hospital.
Prayer Vigils for Cpl. Watts
Mountain Mocha is holding a prayer vigil on Saturday for the Watts family starting at 8 p.m.
Earles Grove Baptist Church is also holding a prayer vigil Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Shavers Recreation Complex is also holding a prayer vigil on Sunday, November 19, at 6 p.m.
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