5 officers shot in South Carolina; suspect in custody

  • Authorities say five South Carolina law enforcement officers have been shot in Florence County.
  • The suspect is currently in custody.
  • Information on the officers' conditions was not immediately available.
Police stand behind a crime scene tape in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016. 
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Police stand behind a crime scene tape in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016. 

Authorities say five South Carolina law enforcement officers have been shot in Florence County and the suspect is in custody.

News outlets report sheriff's Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed the incident Wednesday. Kirby says three Florence County sheriff's deputies and two city officers were shot. Information on their conditions was not immediately available.

The Florence County Emergency Management Department tweeted that the "active shooting situation is over and the suspect is in custody."

Further details were not immediately available.