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      Tip helps deputies arrest three men in Branchville manhunt

      Jeffrey Mincer

      Courtesy: OCSO

      ORANGEBURG COUNTY (WACH) "Three men wanted in a Branchville manhunt are now behind bars.

      Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell says while deputies were patrolling the Cattle Creek area Friday due to burglaries in the area, deputies received a tip about a suspicious vehicle.

      When a deputy approached, one suspect started shooting at the deputy.

      The deputy fired back hitting one of the suspects with non-life threatening injuries.

      Several law enforcement agencies including SC Highway Patrol and SLED were apart of the manhunt.

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