Suspect in shooting of 7 South Carolina officers charged with murder


Posted on: October 5th, 2018 by ABC News No Comments

iStocl/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The man suspected of shooting seven South Carolina police officers has been charged with murder, authorities announced Friday.

Fred Hopkins, 74, allegedly ambushed officers who were serving a search warrant for sexual assault allegations for another individual at a home in Florence, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said in a press conference.

Hopkins has been charged in the murder of Florence Police Department veteran Terrence Carraway, 52, who was killed Wednesday.

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