Barnwell man arrested after being shot by deputy

ANDERSON, S.C. (WJBF) – A Barnwell man is facing charges after he was shot and wounded by an Anderson County deputy.

SLED warrants say Jonathan Simpson broke into a home in Anderson, pointed a gun at the homeowner’s face, and took jewelry on June 7th.

In a subsequent confrontation with a deputy, he was shot.

He is facing burglary and weapons charges.

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