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Five law enforcement officers shot in South Carolina, reports say

Florence County authorities say that there is still an active threat and warn residents to stay away from the area.

Five law enforcement officers, including three county deputies and two city officers, have been shot in Florence County, South Carolina, sheriff’s deputy Chief Glenn Kirby told local media.

A Facebook post from Florence County officials confirmed that a call was made in Vintage Place off Hoffmeyer Road in Florence, South Carolina.

As of 6 p.m. ET Wednesday afternoon, the active threat is over and the suspect is now in custody, according to Florence County Emergency Management

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