Florence police are at the scene of the Residence Inn by Marriott on Tuesday searching for suspect

FLORENCE – Police are at the Residence Inn by Marriott Florence investigating the scene after a suspect shot at a police officer early Tuesday morning and fled in that direction, authorities said.

According to police, the suspect remains at large. The release states, β€œAt approximately 2 a.m. Florence police got out with a suspicious person in the area of Thompson Street. The suspect fired on the officer who returned fire. The suspect then fled in a vehicle that has since been recovered. Florence Police are actively searching for the suspect who is still at large. No officers were injured during the exchange.”

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