Police Officer Jacob Hancher
Myrtle Beach (SC) Police Department
End of Watch: October 3, 2020
Police Officer Jacob Hancher was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to a domestic incident. A gunman opened fire on the officers, killing Officer Hancher and wounding another officer. The gunman died at the scene. Officer Hancher is the 39th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the fifth officer fatality from the state of South Carolina in 2020.
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