September 11, 2020


Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office and the Florence County Coroner’s Office are investigating a deadly shooting which occurred earlier this morning. At approximately 5:15 AM FCSO deputies responded to a call of a shooting at the Florence Inn & Suites located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 76 and I-95. Upon arrival deputies discovered that one victim had been shot and was being transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The Florence County Coroner’s Office is withholding the name of the deceased pending the notification of next of kin. As additional information is available, this release will be supplemented.

This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with knowledge or information regarding the shooting is asked to contact FCSO Investigators at (843) 665-2121, ext. 464, Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC or “Submit-A-Tip” on the FCSO free app for I-Phone and Android telephones. You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.

Major Michael M. Nunn
General Counsel/P.I.O.