S.C. deputy fatally shot during domestic


By Lee Higgins
The State
Officer Down: Deputy Sheriff William Howell Jr.

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — An Orangeburg County sheriff's deputy was fatally shot early Saturday as he was responding to a domestic dispute at a Holly Hillarea home, Sheriff Larry Williams said.

Then the alleged shooter's wife got into a car and crashed the vehicle into her husband after he reportedly tried to fire the shotgun in her direction, Williams said.

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