South Carolina Prepared to Use Firing Squad for Capitol Punishment

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According to the state Department of Corrections, South Carolina is prepared to carry out executions by firing squad. Once approval comes from the state Supreme Court, the death sentences facing the state’s 35 death-row inmates can resume. The Capital Punishment Facility houses the state death chamber. The facility has been renovated to accommodate a firing squad. Specifics for how the firing squad will operate must be approved by the state Supreme Court.