PCSO: Report of deadly shooting

CENTRAL — After social media rumors about a deadly shooting in the Central area spread like wildfire Monday evening, Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Chad Brooks said deputies found no evidence a shooting had occurred.

In an email to media on Tuesday, Brooks said the reports were the result of an apparent prank call, “commonly referred to as ‘swatting.’”

Reports surfaced on social media Monday evening that multiple people had been

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