WINNSBORO — SLED and Fairfield County Sheriff’s Deputies continue to investigate the case of a Winnsboro Public Safety officer whom SLED said shot his estranged wife Sunday night.
Thom Berry with SLED public affairs said the incident involved officer Michael Bernard Roseboro.
He and his wife were in some sort of dispute Sunday evening that ended with Roseboro shooting her.
The victim was transported to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Roseboro was on duty at the time of the incident, which occurred at 140-B Eighth St. Roseboro, 43, is a black male about 6 feet tall and weighing 150 pounds.
A warrant has been issued for Roseboro’s arrest. He should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached by the public.
He was last seen leaving the incident in his patrol car, a white Ford Crown Victoria with Winnsboro Public Safety markings.
SLED reports that Roseboro’s patrol car was recovered Monday morning near Great Falls in the Mitford area of Fairfield County.
As of 1 p.m. SLED could confirm that the car had been found but they gave no indication that Roseboro had been located.
Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety at 635-4511, the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Department at 635-4141, or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.
More information will be posted at www.theheraldindependent.com as it becomes available.