Robert Allen Maness Death – Man dead in deputies-involved shooting in Anderson Co

Robert Allen Maness Death – Obituary : Robert Allen Maness D39-year-old Robert Allen Maness, of Anderson, is dead following a deputy-involved shooting, according to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

It happened on Airline Road near Mimosa Trail at about 11 p.m. Thursday night, officials said.

Deputies pulled over a motorcyclist for a routine traffic stop. As they approached, then the man pulled out a gun and began firing at deputies.

Deputies returned, fatally striking Maness.

No deputies were hurt during the shooting, according to the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff says both deputies involved will be placed on paid administrative leave.

The sheriff’s office said SLED is investigating.

This is the second officer-involved shooting in Anderson County this week.