Deputy Kevin Carper
Spartanburg County, South Carolina
End of Watch: Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Tour of Duty: 12 years
Badge Number: 547
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Weapon Used: Handgun; .38 caliber
Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Deputy Kevin Carper was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of a suspect
who fled during a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot as
soon as Deputy Carper attempted to stop him on Midway Park Drive shortly
after 10:00 pm.
A struggle ensued when Deputy Carper caught the suspect. The man produced a
.38 caliber handgun and shot Deputy Carper twice. One round was stopped by
his vest but the second round entered one of the vest's armholes, causing a
fatal wound to the chest. The assailant was shot by Deputy Carper and a
second deputy. The man was transported to a local hospital where he died a
short time later.
Deputy Carper had served with the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office for 12
years. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.
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