1 law enforcement officer dead, multiple others shot in Florence, South Carolina; suspect in custody

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FLORENCE, S.C. -- Seven law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, in South Carolina Wednesday evening, according to WBTW.

The shooting happened during an incident in the Vintage Place subdivision off Hoffmeyer Road in Florence.

Three Florence County deputies and four Florence city officers were shot, accord to WBTW.

The sheriff's office confirmed that one of the city officers has died.

Initial reports were that five officers were shot, but officials later said the number was up to seven.

A 20-year-old man was also shot.

There is no word on the conditions of the injured.

The incident was described as an active shooter situation.

At 6:02 p.m., Florence County Emergency Management tweeted that the active shooter situation was over and a suspect is in custody.

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