A Cayce Police Department officer was shot and killed in the line of duty, officials said Sunday morning. Roy Andrew “Drew” Barr is the officer who died, police department spokeswoman Ashley Hunter said. Barr and other officers were responding to an overnight incident, according to Hunter.
Officers arrived on the scene and three of them made contact with a person involved in the domestic incident, according to Hunter. That person opened fire and shot Barr, police said. “At this time, our City, our Cayce Police Department, our officers and our community mourn the loss of Cayce PSO Roy Andrew ‘Drew’ Barr,” police said in a news release. There was no word if the shooter was arrested, or if police fired at that person. Police will hold a news conference in Lexington County to provide more information on the shooting.