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1 officer dead, 6 others injured in SC shooting

(image: WPMI) 1 officer dead, 6 others injured in SC shooting

Shooting in Florence, South Carolina leaves one law enforcement officer dead, six others wounded.

This morning police say Florence officer, Terrence Carraway, is the officer who was killed.

It happened after officers tried to serve a search warrant Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the suspect began firing shots and barricaded himself, with foster children, inside the home for 2 hours before he was taken into custody.

People who live near where the shooting happened waited more than three hours for police to reopen the road for them to go back home.

They say they never thought this kind of situation would unfold in their community.

But their prayers are with the families of the officers shot and the one who won't be going home.

This morning the investigation continues.

Authorities are not releasing the suspect's name or commenting on a possible motive.

The children are in custody as well.

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