- Associated Press - Monday, January 23, 2017

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - Anderson County sheriff’s deputies will meet with prosecutors to determine whether to charge a woman who shot and killed a man over the weekend.

Sheriff Chad McBride told local media that a woman told investigators she fired two warning shots above a man who came out from behind a shed at her home Saturday night before she shot him.

Deputy Coroner Dan McCown says 37-year-old Jerry Wayne Sanders Jr. of Pickens County died in the shooting.

A sheriff’s report said that the woman said Sanders had been living on the property with two other people until she kicked them out last week.

The woman said another man came from behind the shed after the shooting and moved Sanders’s body a short distance.

McBride said his investigators were to meet with prosecutors Monday to determine whether the shooting meets the state standards for self-defense or the castle doctrine, where deadly force can be used to protect property.

No charges had been filed Sunday.

The sheriff said deputies are still investigating how the woman and Sanders knew each other.

The woman operated an animal rescue program and had been charged with violations related to that operation in 2014 and 2015.

She had been placed on probation for violations in 2015.

The conditions of her probation including the owners of guns will be handled by probation officials, McBride said.

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