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Officer shot and killed at South Carolina mall

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Police say one of their officers has been shot and killed at a mall in South Carolina.

The police chief in Forest Acres says the suspect is in custody and is now being questioned.

Police say it all started this morning. Someone reported a suspicious person at a mall near Columbia. Police tried to talk to that person -- who then took off running.

Police say there was later a struggle between the suspect and the officer -- and the officer was shot. He was 32 years old.

He and his wife recently had a baby.

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