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One person shot during attempted armed robbery in Florence

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – One person was shot during an attempted armed robbery in Florence early Friday morning, confirmed Major Carlos Raines with Florence City Police.

At about 3 a.m. an oil delivery truck was returning to a business near the corner of Lawson Street and West Scout Lane, Maj. Raines said. As the truck pulled into the parking lot, there were several people wearing masks, one of whom drew a shotgun on the victims.

One of the victims had a gun of their own, and shots were exchanged, Maj. Raines said. One of the victims was shot.

The two victims were driving two different trucks and the second driver alerted the first truck driver of the suspects. One of the truck drivers was grazed by a shot from the shot gun, according to Raines.

Raines also said, the other suspect did not have a gun and there is two suspects at this time.

No other details were immediately available.

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