A firefighter and a police officer search the area with flashlights Friday evening after a man was pistol whipped behind Taco Bell off Indiana Avenue in Florence. [DAN BUSEY/TIMESDAILY]

FLORENCE — A robbery and assault suspect is in custody minutes after a robbery was reported to have led to gunfire on Indiana Street behind Taco Bell Friday afternoon, according to Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler.

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