1 officer killed, multiple injured during shooting in Florence, SC

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Five law enforcement officers have been shot in Florence. (Photo: WBTW)

FLORENCE, SC (WPDE) — Three Florence County deputies and two Florence city officers were shot in an incident in the Vintage Place subdivision off Hoffmeyer Road in Florence, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

FCSO has just confirmed that one city officer has died. Two other officers were described as “touch and go.”

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Some officers shot were taken to the McLeod Regional Medical Center for treatment. John Russell with the Carolinas Hospital System says they are also treating people, but could not say more.

Information on their conditions was not immediately available.

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