7 law enforcement officers shot in South Carolina
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A suspect is in custody after seven law enforcement officers were shot in Florence, S.C., on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.

Florence city spokesman John Wukela said one officer died in the shooting, which broke out as authorities were attempting to serve a warrant, The Associated Press reported.

Initial reports indicated that five officers had been shot, including three sheriff's deputies and two city police officers. The extent of the other injuries was not immediately clear.


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Florence County Emergency Management tweeted at around 6 p.m. that an active shooting situation by Vintage Place had ended, and that the suspect was in custody.

"We are asking everyone to stay away from Vintage Place as there is still an active crime investigation in progress," the account said.

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-Updated 8:45 p.m.