NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office released information that three murder suspects from Tennessee are in the woods at US 176/SC 34 Keitts Cross Roads. They are armed and dangerous. Suspects are three white males wearing dark pants and white tee shirts. Subjects are considered extremely dangerous.
Residents in the area should shelter in place and be alert. Bloodhounds, helicopters and SWAT will be in the area. The males are dressed in dark pants one with no shirt, one with an orange shirt and the other with a white tee shirt.
A white female is also with them dressed in dark pants and a white tee shirt. A SC Hightway Patrol trooper came across them at the upper rest area of I-26 and a pursuit ensued East bound I 26 into the City of Newberry and back onto SC 34.
A deputy sheriff spiked the tires and the suspects bailed out of the car at SC 34 and US 176. Residents are asked to shelter in place.
More information will be posted when more is known.