Police arrest suspect in shots-fired incident

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By The Staff

Pageland police officers recently defused a potentially lethal situation swiftly and professionally, says Chief Craig Greenlee. 

About 6:30 p.m. March 2, officers responded to a call for shots being fired in the 500 block of West Evans Street.

Officer Richard Plyler found Thomas A. Tyson Jr., 37, standing in the middle of the road with a handgun.

Plyler, according to his incident report, removed his AR-15 patrol rifle from his car and told Thomas to put his hands up and get on the ground. 

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