Bryant Keith Hamilton Death | Bryant Keith Hamilton Obituary – Bryant Keith Hamilton, 21, of Greer and a sheriff’s office K9 were killed and a woman was injured following a shooting involving deputies on Tuesday night, 11th of August 2020 in Anderson, according to Tommy Crosby with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.
Anderson County Sheriff Chad McBride said it happened at about 10:30 p.m. on Clemson Boulevard when deputies tried to stop a car for reckless driving, but the suspects sped off. McBride said the chase was too dangerous and was called off. The suspects later crashed into the back of a taxi in the city of Anderson and ran away. Deputies brought a K9 to track down the suspects and were ambushed in the Lowe’s parking lot on Clemson Boulevard, according to McBride. He said deputies were coming up a hill when they were ambushed.
According to news release from WISNEWS10, Deputies returned fire and Bryant Keith Hamilton was killed. Hamilton died from a gunshot wound to the head. The other suspect, a woman, was also shot and flown from the scene by a medical helicopter. No deputies were injured, McBride said. K9 Roscoe was shot and taken to a veterinary hospital. He died on Wednesday morning, 12th of August 2020.