Late night shooting investigation in Florence turns to high-speed chase

Late night shooting investigation in Florence turns to high-speed chase
Officials say two people were shot Saturday during an incident in Florence. Chief Deputy Glen Kirby with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office say two victims were shot around midnight off TV Road in Florence. The conditions of the victims is still unknown at this time.

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Officials say two people were shot Saturday during an incident in Florence.

Chief Deputy Glen Kirby with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office says two victims were shot around midnight off TV Road in Florence. The conditions of the victims is still unknown at this time.

Kirby says while they were processing the scene on TV Road, a car matching the description of one involved in a crime, drove by the alleged scene. According to Kirby, deputies then followed the car and a chase ensued, before officials were able to stop the car near 301 Drive Restaurant along East Palmetto Street in Florence.

Two patrol cars were damaged in the chase and one deputy sustained minor injuries. Deputies are still unsure if the driver is connected to the shooting.

Kirby added he expects more information into the incident to be released sometime Saturday as deputies continue to investigate.

WMBF news will continue to follow this developing story.

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