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Police: Man Killed In Shooting By Police At SC Walmart

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CHESTER, S.C.  — Authorities say police killed a shoplifting suspect in South Carolina.

A South Carolina Law Enforcement Division statement says the man was killed in a "confrontation with officers" in Chester County on Saturday.

Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker says 28-year-old Ariane Lamont McCree was shot in the chest.

Chester Police Chief Eric Williams says McCree was suspected to have shoplifted. County Sheriff Max Dorsey says the incident started inside the store and moved outside, where shots were fired. It's unclear what led to the shooting. Details about the suspected shoplifting are unclear.