Lexington County man charged in son-in-law’s shooting death

A Lexington County man is charged with involuntary manslaughter after fatally shooting his son-in-law. Steven Lee Atwell Sr., 62, recklessly disregarded the safety of others when he discharged a .44 Magnum handgun at his Leesville home Monday night, according to an arrest warrant. “Atwell pointed the gun at the victim and pulled the trigger,” Lexington […]

VIDEO: Burglary suspects caught on camera in the kitchen

  The two people in this video don’t belong in that kitchen…or in that fridge. Detectives obtained the security video from a house the suspects broke into on Lawson Road in Leesville. The homeowner told us the suspects kicked in the back door and stole some hunting equipment. They were driving a red Chevy truck. […]

Looking out for pedestrians

School’s (almost) out for summer, and that means you can expect to see more children outside enjoying the break. Before your kids are out of school, now is the time to go over pedestrian safety with them. Everywhere you go, you’ll see someone walking with their attention on their smartphone. This can be dangerous for […]

LCSD asks SLED to lead homicide investigation

Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Glasgo Lane in response to a homicide. SLED will be leading the investigation. Sheriff Koon asked SLED to lead the investigation to avoid any potential conflict of interest. The homicide involves family members of a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department employee. The LCSD employee was not involved in […]