Four law enforcement officers in SC were shot early on Tuesday morning, when what began as a domestic violence call turned into a manhunt for a heavily-armed suspect.
Sheriff's deputies initially went to the home outside York, a city of about 7,000 people roughly 12 miles south of the North Carolina state line, after 10 p.m. Monday, after someone called authorities to say a male was hitting a female there, Faris said.
K9 units were sent to the scene to track down the suspect, at which point one of the K9 officers was shot around 1:07 in the morning.
York Police Dept tweeted "Please pray for the York PD Officer and York County Sheriff's Deputies who were shot early this morning".
Tolson says McCall ran into the woods after officers arrived, and later shot York County Sgt. "The CMPD Aviation Unit was requested by York County to assist and officers also assisted in blocking all roadways to Carolinas Medical Center", reported CMPD. Randy Clinton who was chasing him with a police dog.
An out pour of well wishes for the four wounded officers was also visibly present on social media. The Sheriff's Office did not say whether it had issues with McCall in the past. Authorities have not released their names or conditions, but the York County Sheriff's Office spokesman Trent Faris implied the wounds were serious. All three were on the county's SWAT team.More news: Ford shows new Ranger midsize pickup
Three more officers were shot after they continued the search for McCall.
Patrol cars from the York County Sheriff's Office were visibly parked outside CMC Main Tuesday afternoon. Faris didn't know the woman's condition.
McCall's neighbor described him as a friendly man and said their street is typically quiet.
'This is baffling, ' Gilfillan said, noting McCall lived in the home with his wife and three children.
Commentator Logan Kanipe said "Keep fighting;" Margarette Parrish said "Praying for all of these brothers in blue and their families;" Rhonda McSwain said "Many prayers for you and your family". Gilfillan said McCall never appeared to cause any trouble. The suspect is reportedly now in custody.