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Officials: 4 law enforcement officers shot in South Carolina

Authorities were responding to a domestic call just after 10 p.m. Monday when the suspect fled the scene on foot, York County Sheriff’s spokesman Trent Faris said at a Tuesday news conference.

K9 units were sent to the scene when McCall fired his gun just after 1 a.m., striking one of the K-9 officers, officials said. Three York County Sheriff’s deputies were shot about 3:30 a.m.

The suspected shooter was in custody early Tuesday morning after a gunman opened fire on several South Carolina law enforcement officers, striking four of them, authorities said.

The four officers — three York County Sheriff’s deputies and a K-9 officer — were taken to a hospital, however, their conditions weren’t immediately known.

The alleged gunman, identified as Christian Thomas McCall, 47, was arrested. He suffered gunshot wounds while in the crossfire, police said.

“The sheriff’s office can really use your prayers and your thoughts,” York County Sheriff’s spokesman Trent Faris said about the wounded officers.

Three of the four officers wounded in the shooting were York County Sheriff’s deputies.

Authorities were responding to a domestic call just after 10 p.m. Monday when the suspect fled the scene on foot, York County Sheriff’s spokesman Trent Faris said at a Tuesday news conference.

K9 units were sent to the scene when McCall fired his gun just after 1 a.m., striking one of the K-9 officers, officials said. Three York County Sheriff’s deputies were shot about 3:30 a.m.

The officers’ names were not released.


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