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BREAKING: FIVE officers shot in ‘active shooter’ incident, authorities warn everyone to ‘keep away’

Two Florence County, South Carolina city officers and two deputies were shot on Wednesday during an active shooter incident that according to authorities, is still ongoing.

WMBF reports that a male suspect is currently inside a home off of Vintage Place and Hoffmeyer Road in Florence. Authorities are asking everyone to keep away from the area as they work to contain the situation.

“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.”

The story continues to develop. Check back with CrimeOnline as additional details become available.

#BREAKING Five law enforcement officers shot in South Carolina https://on.11alive.com/2DSxVbiVideo courtesy: WMBF News

Posted by 11Alive on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

 

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