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Mayor: Ninety Six police chief 'released from duty'

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NINETY SIX, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The mayor of Ninety Six confirmed on Wednesday that the police chief for the town had been fired.

Mayor Arvest Turner said the former chief, Robert Shingler, was "released from duty" on Nov. 12.

Capt. Chris Porter has been appointed acting chief, according to Turner.

The mayor did not comment on the conditions of Shingler being terminated.

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