A suspect is in custody after five police officers were shot in Florence County, South Carolina. The injured are believed to include including three county deputies and two city officers. Sheriff’s deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed the incident.
A social media post from Florence County officials confirmed that a call was made in Vintage Place off Hoffmeyer Road in Florence, South Carolina.
The active threat is over and the suspect is now in custody, according to Florence County Emergency Management.
Conditions of the officers involved have not yet been released.
“Prayers with injured officers in Florence and their families,” South Carolina Senator Tim Scott said on social media.