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.


President TrumpDonald John TrumpImpeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent Feds say marijuana ties could prevent immigrants from getting US citizenship Trump approval drops to 2019 low after Mueller report's release: poll MORE thanked officers responding to the scene and sent "thoughts and prayers" to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office and the Florence Police Department.

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.

Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottGOP senators dismiss Booker reparations proposal On The Money — Presented by Job Creators Network — GOP senators urge Trump not to nominate Cain | Treasury expected to miss Dem deadline on Trump tax returns | Party divisions force Dems to scrap budget vote | House passes IRS reform bill GOP senators urge Trump not to pick Cain for Fed MORE (R-S.C.), Rep. Tim Rice (R-S.C.) and Gov. Henry McMaster (R) acknowledged the shooting on Twitter shortly after it was reported.

-Updated 8:45 p.m.