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The suspected of shooting seven law enforcement officers, one fatally, earlier this month in possession of 129 firearms and opened fire with three of them, including " two military-style assault rifles, "Sheriff Leon Lott of Richland County, South Carolina, said at a news conference Tuesday.
" This was a planned ambush, "he said of the Oct. 3 attack outside Florence, South Carolina, 52-year-old officer Terrence Carraway.
Lott said two of the injected remains in critical condition; one was said to improve; and another was transferred to a medical facility in Georgia. "We still have four police officers in the hospital," he said.
Frederick Hopkins, 74, to serve a search warrant alleging his son, Seth Hopkins, engaged in criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
19659005] The sheriff's department said in a: "The sheriff's department said in a statement [more] 395 shell casings were found outside
"Just going inside that house is chilling," Lott said. "… To go there and see what these officers
The Elder Hopkins faces one count of murder and six counts of attempted murd he.
NBC News affiliate WMBF of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, reported that Hopkins' request for a public defender was denied Tuesday by a local judge.