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Officer down: South Carolina airport cop shot and killed during traffic stop

A South Carolina airport police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop at Florence Regional Airport Sunday morning, News 13 reported.

Jackson Ryan Winkeler, 26, died just before 6 a.m., the station reported.

The suspect fled the scene but was captured a few hours later.

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The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division identified the suspect as James Edward Bell, 37.

SLED said an autopsy would be conducted Monday.

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[Featured image: Jackson Winkeler/Facebook]