Published: November 8, 2018


ONE PERSON IS DEAD AFTER A STAND OFF WITH POLICE EARLY THIS MORNING IN FLORENCE.  MEDIA SOURCES REPORT OFFICERS WERE DISPATCHED TO THE 2300 BLOCK OF CHISHOLM ROAD AROUND 10:30 TO A REPORT OF A MALE SUBJECT IN MENTAL DISTRESS.  THE MALE SUBJECT HAD BARRICADED HIMSELF IN THE RESIDENCE WITH FIREARMS.  UPON ATTEMPTING TO MAKE CONTACT WITH THE MALE, A GUNSHOT WAS HEARD FROM INSIDE THE RESIDENCE. FLORENCE POLICE AND SWAT CONTINUED TO TRY AND MAKE CONTACT WITH THE SUBJECT.  IT WAS LATER REPORTED THAT THE SUSPECT IS DEAD OF A SELF INFLICTED GUNSHOT WOUND.