**Update: Situation resolved peacefully. According to Florence County Deputy Chief, Glen Kirby, that after a 3 and a half hour standoff, there was no injuries, and the gunman, identified as Mark Travis Jenkins, had surrendered to authorities. Read more here
Photo: WPDE and FCSO
Florence SC- Local authorities are on the scene at a Florence hotel, responding to a possible hostage situation.
Deputies have surrounded the hotel at the corner of I-95 and US-52, the Travelhouse Inn. 105.5 The Beat night host, Voodoo Child was close by as the story developed. See his Facebook live here:
Also our media partner, WPDE is covering here.