A least one South Carolina officer is dead and seven more are wounded after an active shooter situation in Florence, South Carolina Wednesday, according to our ABC affiliate WPDE in Myrtle Beach.
News outlets report sheriff’s Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed the incident happened Wednesday afternoon at a home in West Florence, about an hour-and-a-half east of Columbia.
The officer who was killed was a City of Florence police officer, according to WPDE. He has been identified as Terrence Carraway.
During a news conference Wednesday night, Kirby spoke of Carraway who just received his 30-year service pin from the department.
“We lost the bravest police officer we have ever known,” Kirby said.