Coroner’s office called to officer-involved shooting in Florence County

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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — The coroner’s office was called Wednesday to an officer-involved shooting in Florence County, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

The shooting was at Southern Pines Mobile Home Park in the area of South Oliver Drive and South Dingle Drive, Florence County Sheriff TJ Joye said.


The person who was shot by a deputy died, Lutcken said. Their identity has not been released.

Photos from the scene on East Candy Lane behind South Oliver Drive show a large law enforcement presence in front of a home. A car can also be seen crashed into a ditch behind one of the homes. Yellow crime tape is up around the area.

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In a statement to News13, SLED said agents are headed to the scene but couldn’t provide additional information at this time.

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