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Elmer L. Mack, 40
Florence, South Carolina
April 22, 2020

Agencies: Florence Police Department South Carolina | South Carolina Law Enforcement Division SLED

Cause of death: shooting

Last updated: 8 months ago

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40-year-old Elmer L. Mack was shot and killed by Florence South Carolina police on Wednesday night, April 22, 2020 in the 700 block of Ventura Court.

“Four officers were involved in the incident last evening and are doing as well as can be expected considering their involvement in such a traumatic situation. As per our department policy, all four have been placed on administrative leave and will be required to attend counseling," Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler said.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the person killed as 40-year-old Elmer L. Mack. The body was autopsied at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

No officers were hurt in the incident.

The State Law Enforcement Division is now taking over the investigation into the deadly officer-involved shooting.

“Information gathered in the SLED investigation of the incident will be summarized in a case file report to be submitted to prosecutors,” according to a press release from SLED.

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