Officer involved shooting in Darlington County

Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd says there has been a shooting involving an officer on High Point Road in the county.

His deputies, along with officers from North Carolina and state police, went to serve a warrant on a man on High Point Road, according to Byrd.

The suspect was wanted in connection with a double homicide in North Carolina, according to a news release from the State Law Enforcement Division.

SLED spokesman Thom Berry says according to initial reports, the suspect fired at officers as he tried to run away. Berry says officers returned fire, hitting the suspect.

The suspect is expected to survive.

We will continue to post details as we get them.