SC Sheriff's Department Press Release

SCSO Responds to Gunshot Victim

February 10, 2021 - On February 9, 2021 at 4:56 p.m., Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office respond to the 2000 block of County Road 4868 in Timpson in regards to a juvenile with a gunshot wound.

Sheriff Kevin Windham reports that once officers were on scene, a male juvenile was found deceased from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The body has been sent for an autopsy. Sheriff Windham reports that no foul play is expected.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office extends our prayers to the family.

Sheriff's Department Gives Statement of Thanks for Recent Help

October 28, 2020 - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office would like to extend thanks to the public and local media outlets for their assistance with helping us locate and safely bring home Ashiyah Patton. Patton was returned home on October 28, 2020. Our press release received numerous tips and hundreds of Facebook shares, and this is what helped officers bring him home.

Donna Hughes, Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 – the SCSO is very appreciative of your quick response and eagerness to assist, in not only this situation but each time you are needed. We thank you.


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