Heartbreaking news out of South Carolina. Five law enforcement officers were shot and one has died according to CNN.
Three Florence County, South Carolina, Sheriff’s Office deputies and two city officers were shot Wednesday, chief deputy Glenn Kirby said, according to CNN affiliates.
The shootings took place during an active shooter incident, which is now over, the Florence County Emergency Management Department said on its Twitter page.
An update from the Florence County Emergency Managment twitter account asks everyone to stay away.
The active shooting situation is over and the suspect is in custody. We are asking everyone to stay away from Vintage Place as there is still an active crime investigation in progress. pic.twitter.com/1OImJOjqXS
— FCEMD (@FlorenceCoEMD) October 3, 2018
The suspect is in custody.
Even though it has been mocked recently, we here at Red State still think it is appropriate to ask if you would please offer your thoughts and prayers to the good people of South Carolina and to the families, friends or co-workers of all those this affected today.