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Officer killed, 4 other officers shot in South Carolina


October 4, 2018

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Five South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday — including one fatally — in a Florence County shooting in which the suspect has been taken into custody, authorities said.

Sheriff's Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed the incident Wednesday, news outlets reported. Kirby said three Florence County sheriff's deputies and two city officers were shot.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken said the dead officer was a member of the Florence city police department.

John Wukela, a city spokesman for the city, says city police, working with the sheriff...

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