Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The South Carolina Law Enforcement Enforcement Division is investigating an officer-involved shooting they say occurred during an inmate pursuit.
A corrections officer reportedly fired their weapon while locating Travis N. Biggerstaff, who escaped from custody at Palmetto Health Richland off Harden Street.
Biggerstaff was recaptured a short time later on Colonial Drive with a hand injury, according to Columbia Police. According to officers
He is serving a 20 year sentence for kidnapping, armed robbery and grand larceny.
The escape remains under investigation by the South Carolina Department of Corrections Police Services.