MSNBC reports Deputy Ben Fields ‘to be fired’ over arrest at Spring Valley HS
This is a developing story:
Update 10:19:NBC reports the news conference to announce the firing will be held at noon:
South Carolina authorities will announce Wednesday that Richland County Senior Deputy Ben Fields, the school resource officer who was caught on camera violently flipping a high school student in her classroom, will be relieved of duty, sources told NBC News.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is set to hold a news conference at noon to talk about the internal investigation over the Monday incident at Spring Valley High School in Columbia.
Editor’s note: This post has been updated.