Officer dead in shooting at suburban South Carolina mall: local TV

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Posted: Sep 30, 2015 12:40 PM

(Reuters) - A South Carolina police officer was shot and killed during an altercation at a mall on Wednesday, the WOLO television station reported.

Officer Greg Alia of the Forest Acres Police Department died after responding to a call about a suspicious person inside the mall, and a suspect named Jarvis Hall was taken into custody, the station said, citing a sheriff's official.

(Reporting by Colleen Jenkins, Editing by Franklin Paul)