7 Officers Shot, 1 Fatally, in South Carolina; Suspect in Custody

A South Carolina law enforcement officer was killed and six others were wounded Wednesday in a shooting in Florence County, ​and the suspect was in custody, authorities said.

Authorities said the incident unfolded as sheriff’s deputies were trying to serve a warrant in the town of Florence. 

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

Further details were not immediately available.