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03 Oct 2018 | 11:55 PM UTC

US: End of active shooter situation in Florence (South Carolina) Oct. 3 /update 1

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One law enforcement officer killed, four others injured in shooting in Florence (South Carolina) October 3; suspect in custody

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/3/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/3/2018, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Florence (South Carolina)

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Event

At least one law enforcement officer was killed and four others injured in a shooting in Florence (South Carolina) on the afternoon (local time) of Wednesday, October 3. The suspect in the incident has reportedly surrendered to police and there is believed to be no further danger to the public, although local authorities are continuing to ask residents to avoid the area of the shooting - in the vicinity of Hoffmeyer Road - while an investigation is ongoing. 

Advice

Individuals in the Florence area are advised to avoid the vicinity of the incident, monitor developments to the situation, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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