LMC says their officer was NOT shot, but was injured after an issue this morning
West Columbia, SC - The Lexington Medical Center has released a statement that gives more details regarding the incident that occurred on their campus this morning. According to that statement, the officer was NOT shot. Instead, he was struck by a car.
That statement says: At 7:45 this morning, a Lexington Medical Center Public Safety officer responded to a situation with a person in a car on the hospital campus. The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries after the car struck him.
The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has arrested the driver of the car, and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is conducting the investigation.
At this time, there is no risk to visitors, patients or staff at Lexington Medical Center.