Man Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting in Rock Hill

Rock Hill Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that injured one man on Thursday afternoon.

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Rock Hill Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that injured one man on Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the incident happened on the 500 block of Hutchinson Street in Rock Hill around 4 p.m. Police were alerted that 30-year-old Jacob Patterson was standing on his front porch with a gun.

Patterson, who is white, had a mental health pick-up order on him. 

Upon arriving at the scene, police tried to talk Patterson down but he pointed his gun at police and fled back into the house.

SWAT, negotiators, and support personnel then responded to the scene. Negotiators made numerous attempts to get the subject to come out without any weapons. He refused to cooperate.

SWAT members went into the home to take the subject's gun. Two officers fired their weapons and hit the subject.

The man was treated for injuries by SWAT medics and Piedmont EMS. He was then flown to CMC Main where he is undergoing treatment. 

No other injuries were reported.

Both officers involved in the shooting ha

Rock Hill Police identified Lt. Carlos Culbreath and Christopher Rowe as the two officers who fired their weapons. Both were placed on administrative duty.

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