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Florence Active Shooter in South Carolina: 5 Officers Shot


Five officers were shot by an active shooter in Florence, South Carolina on October 3, 2018.

The situation was still fluid and unfolding in the early evening hours. According to WMBF-TV, three Florence County sheriff’s deputies and two city police officers were shot. Their conditions were not yet known. The motive and identify of the shooter were also not yet clear.

Here is video from Hoffmeyer Road in Florence of officers heading to the active shooter scene – https://t.co/CfJRExMjkf pic.twitter.com/Ut0Djfxpcf

— WPDE ABC15 (@wpdeabc15) October 3, 2018

Florence County Emergency Management confirmed the incident on Twitter, writing, “Due to a high priority call in Vintage Place off of Hoffmeyer Rd in FLORENCE. There is an active shooter incident in progress at this time. We are advising everyone to stay away from this area. We have FCSO along with City PD and other first responders handling this situation.” Photos and videos captured a massive law enforcement response to the scene.

BREAKING: Report: 5 law enforcement officers shot in Florence South Carolina, Police confirm “active shooter”. pic.twitter.com/Zs6HJOfxll

— Keith Esparros (@kesparros) October 3, 2018

The message was stamped “high priority” on Twitter. The Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Department is located in Effingham, South Carolina.

Due to a high priority call in Vintage Place off of Hoffmeyer Rd in FLORENCE. There is an active shooter incident in progress at this time. We are advising everyone to stay away from this area. We have FCSO along with City PD and other first responders handling this situation. pic.twitter.com/qvpYJPIAZk

— FCEMD (@FlorenceCoEMD) October 3, 2018

This post will be updated as more information is learned about the incident and about the conditions of the law enforcement officers who were shot.

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