Shooting in Florence left Two Dead


Florence police department are still investigating a shooting that left two dead in Florence SC.


Around 7 pm on August 28th officers arrived at the 1300 block of Valparaiso Drive an apartment complex answering a call of a shooting. 


We do not know the victim’s name or age no further information has been realized.


Officers at the scene said the female victim succumbed to her injuries at the scene the male suspect barricaded himself in a nearby unit at the sage fields apartments.


Residents in the surrounding area were told to stay indoors for their safety.


Due to the condition of the incident, the Florence police department brought in a SWAT team to help de-escalate the situation. 


Officers later found the suspect dead in the apartment police suspecting he took his own life.