YORK COUNTY, SC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Christian McCall, who authorities say ambushed law enforcement officers in York County, will face at least three counts of attempted murder and first degree domestic violence following his release from the hospital, according to the York County Sheriff's Office.
McCall, 47, reportedly shot and injured three members of the sheriff's office and a member of the York Police Department during a manhunt Monday night into Tuesday morning. The manhunt started following a domestic violence call from McCall's wife.
Sgt. Randy Clinton was reportedly shot by McCall while searching with the K-9 team, shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, about 300 to 400 yards away from the house.
Around 3:30 a.m., McCall reportedly shot Det. Michael Doty, Sgt. Kyle Cummings, and Sgt. Buddy Brown. All three were taken to the hospital.The York County Sheriff's Office asked for continued prayers for Doty who was "hanging on to life."
At some point during the manhunt for McCall, authorities said he shot at a SLED chopper as it was searching for him near Farrier Lane. No pilots were injured.
McCall also sustained gunshot wounds and is at CMC-Main being treated for his injuries, the sheriff's office said. State criminal records show McCall has a prior arrest from 1994 for assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and simple assault.