All of us at 94.5 The Answer send our Thoughts and Prayers to the Family of Deputy Aldridge and the Spartanburg Sheriff's Office
SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. — A South Carolina deputy has died after being shot while responding to a domestic call, according to Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger.
Deputy Austin Derek Aldridge, 25, died just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night "from an injury received after being ambushed," Clevenger said.
"Please keep the family of Deputy Aldridge and his extended family at the Sheriff's Office in your thoughts and prayers during their time of loss and grief, Clevenger said. "Deputy Aldridge‘s widow and family have asked for privacy in the initial stages of her grief."
Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright said Aldridge had been with the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office for around three years. He said the deputy is a good young man...