Terrence Carraway

A veteran South Carolina police officer was killed in a shooting that left six other cops wounded while serving a warrant on a 74-year-old suspect on Wednesday.

Terrence Carraway, pictured above, was a 30-year veteran of the police force. He was killed when senior citizen Fred Hopkins opened fire while deputies were trying to serve a warrant at Hopkins's home.

Police went to the Florence County home in response to a report that a 27-year-old person inside the house molested a foster child.

Authorities used a bullet-proof vehicle to retrieve the fallen officers after Hopkins barricaded himself inside the home and fired at the police for hours.

Florence County Sheriff Kenney Boone said police went to the home unaware of the firepower and tons of ammunition Hopkins had inside the home located in an upscale neighborhood.

Boone told reporters three deputies initially went to the home to serve the warrant. After they were shot by Hopkins, he opened fire on more officers arriving at the scene, including Carraway.

"Surprised is an understatement," a local resident told WMBF. "The worst thing that goes on around here is that someone runs a stop sign and it gets posted on Facebook."

Police eventually subdued Hopkins after the hours-long standoff. He was hospitalized with a head injury, according to WMBF.

A 27-year-old man inside the home on Ashton Drive was also shot and transported to a hospital.

Carraway had just received his 30-year pin from the police department when he lost his life.

  • Trace da Ace

    damn...I was watching this on the news last night....smdh...RIP to this officer and well wishes to the other cops that were hurt....

  • iWasteTime

    RIP Sir.
    Is it safe to say the assailant is caucasian?

  • Coffee1st

    Yes it is.....according to what i just looked up https://heavy.com/news/2018/10/fred-hopkins-frederick-cheryl-florence/amp/

  • thick1tyme

    That's flucked up.

  • ohdearme

    Well I hate to say this but it seems like these officers let the location of the home to disarm them, had they gone to a less desirable neighborhood they would've used a battering ram to gain entry with a SWAT team. May the officer rest in peace, prayers and condolences to his family and friends.

  • Coffee1st

    Dang. Smh. I hate this. Somebody (ies) just lost a loved one. Condolences to the family.
    In the meantime, I'm just going to sit back and watch how this unfolds ??

  • RICHIE_RICH

    RIH

  • Coffee1st

    Don't hate to state the truth.
    Let me add that if he'd been a "less desirable" race, he more than likely wouldn't have made it out with his life.

  • ohdearme

    Oh yes that wasn't lost on me. I wonder if they searched the home for illegal substances, you know just in case he liked weed or meth!

  • the guest

    The south has issues.

  • cherrypie

    Omg this is so sad. This is proof that even if the police are "scared for their lives" suspects can be arrested peacefully and not gunned down onsight.

  • the guest

    Florence County Sheriff Kenney Boone said police went to the home unaware of the firepower and tons of ammunition Hopkins had inside the home located in an upscale neighborhood.

    ****

    In an upscale neighborhood.

    As if molesting a child is less heinous of a crime in an upscale neighborhood. As if people in upscale neighborhoods aren’t armed. People in upscale neighborhoods are MORE armed.

  • Trace da Ace

    well now I see that is why he made it out alive....cause I was wondering how they got him and without taking him out in a body bag....

  • We Can Do This

    The approach would've been totally different!

    The police seemed to go into this situation lackadaisical and with their guard down.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!
  • gellie

    Police will do everything in their power to preserve the life of a lice demon. It doesn't matter how many people they kill. It doesn't matter if they kill cops. They NEVER feel threatened enough to just blast on them out the gate. They will do everything possible to save them.

  • ohdearme

    Upscale neighborhood! That's all they focused on and cost them.

  • gellie

    Only a lice demon can shoot 7 cops and still be breathing 5 seconds later.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    he's yet alive, so i'd guess he's not a member of team melanin

  • DaughterOfaQueen

    True.

  • Quitedeliteful

    I wonder if the 74 year old man was white because with Black Folks guns are drawn, helicopters are overhead while snipers are on the building when they approach one of us...

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    Yes, he is. Shawn King did a brief report on this . I saw it on Facebook.

  • Quitedeliteful

    Not surprised...

  • Carla

    Yep, and he is a disbarred lawyer too.

  • gellie

    Which should tell people this is not a training issue. These cops know how to bring in suspects alive. They do it all the time with lice demons, and that's AFTER they've KILLED people!! They just CHOOSE not to do it with us.

  • Decked Out

    i love it - "Lice Demon"

  • Quitedeliteful

    Damn! This guy was bat-shyt crazy!!!!!!!!!

  • Decked Out

    and they will take him to Burger King if he is HUNGRY also

  • Kayke

    I’d say. The left with only a head injury outcome is pretty telling. Both people people are alive after becoming cop killers.

  • Eileen

    white...

  • Eileen

    angry wm is the most dangerous kind of wm because they do feel entitled...

  • Eileen

    there is a lot of truth to what you have said...sadly

  • Trace da Ace

    and watch he will use that excuse to plead insanity....not do a day in jail....get sent to a crazy house....be out in 18 months...smdh....

  • SpillyNillie

    I figured Fred was whyte...

  • Trace da Ace

    EXACTLY!!! smdh.....

  • Oretta Grace Smith

    Damn shame!!!

  • Eileen

    I agree..please be mindful life has a way of biting you in the butt when you do not heed the call todo what is right! Justice is Blind but the people who represent (the police, some of them) Justice are not blind! They figure this is a nice neighborhood wm with a few issues just knock on the door and call it a day...crazy people live in nice neighborhoods too

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920
  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    A white man in Florence, South Carolina just shot 5 police officers. One just died.

    Police then peacefully negotiated his surrender.

    2 points:

    1. White men continue to be the deadliest threat to American police.

    2. Police almost always skillfully bring them in alive.

    American police don’t lack the skills or training to bring Black folk
    in alive. We keep saying the police need better training.

    They clearly know how to do it.

    They just lack the desire to do it with certain groups of people - primarily based on skin color and zip code.

  • Oretta Grace Smith

    Too bad they were Not "upscale" people!!!

  • Quitedeliteful

    So true...

  • sunni_daze

    He was taken alive. That should answer your question.

  • Quitedeliteful

    No doubt....

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    It was his son that wa doing the moelesting I bet

  • Eileen

    Justice is Blind the people who represent Justice are not! and it cost them..dearly. I wonder if the nutty wm saw the black officer and said "got em" or did he just start shooting like the fool he is...I'm just saying

  • SweetTEE

    all truth

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    And guess what color is the most threat to other blacks???

  • Eileen

    so they are totally loyal to their people no matter what, through molestation, lies on innocent men school shooting white folks know when to band together.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    you do know there's a direct correlation between being 'well off' & living in 'desirable' zip codes and moral superiority, right? https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/b3a9496d4fd207e667423f01c4de0cb4639ea882abaae445ee6c5b8effccc0df.gif

  • SweetTEE

    How tf does one shoot your fellow officers and you are still composed enough to take him alive? This shit is ass backwards.

  • guest

    Must be white folks if this man was taken alive!!!

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    You should look at Detroit where the majority of blacks killed by cops are by other black cops

  • gellie

    lol!

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    well, he gotta have it his way *shrug*

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    (thanks for posting)

  • 6ue$$imh8n

    Exactly

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    White.

  • Victorious82

    White folks cant say it was because he surrendered. White folks love to say the black man dies because he resisted.

  • Quitedeliteful

    So true...

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    Extrajudicial killing is a international crime

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    That’s who shooting the old black people and toddlers in Chicago?

  • Quitedeliteful

    That's another story for another day. We're fonting about this bat-shyt crazy white dude today...

  • Jersey Girl

    And all that just to ask "do you know why I stopped you"?

  • Elevated Soul

    Alt Left zombies are so racist. Everything is about racism for you. Bottom line is that a police officer was murdered by a criminal. If the dead officer would have been White ,you would be applauding the action of the criminal.

    Fake News has declared war on law enforcement and some people are crazy enough to carry out the actions, that Fake News brainwash you with.

    RIP to the fallen Officer Terrence Carraway

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    White.

  • Boonella

    LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  • Boonella

    Yep them and others.

  • Dowoop

    I find it hard to believe they sent 7 officers to serve a warrant without knowing he could be dangerous.

  • Rhyme and Reason

    Regardless of the truth, White people will always justify their actions of wrongdoing!

    They don't kill one of their own, unless they absolutely have to, regardless of how many the shooter may kill!

    This guy was a sniper, and he still lived!

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    Guess you think everything is a joke.. you racist just want to hate whites not save black lives

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    Ok

  • Rhyme and Reason

    Ha, no deflecting today!

    The truth hurts, especially, when it's evil!

  • Yardgirl

    Thanks for the photo. I knew he was white when they omitted his photo from the news report this morning. Matter of fact the way they first reported it I thought the black cop was the shooter as that was the photo used in the promo about the shooting!! SMH

  • the guest

    Reading this article was really upsetting because of the glaring difference you pointed out. They literally approached this white man’s house like it was an ordinary welfare check and they were serving a warrant on a child molester. Unreal.

  • the guest

    He shot cops, killed one of them, and they LET him live.

    But for a black man selling cassette tapes warrants getting murdered by a police officer.

  • Renee26

    Hmmmm

  • the guest

    Anybody else here grow up around or go to school with white people? Let me tell you, white people HATE cops more than black people and black people have reason to. That’s why it’s crazy that cops think white people respect them.

  • PlayerP

    This isn't just sad, it's upsetting given the current state of our nation.
    RIP

  • Renee26

    For a child molester... That's not a lot of manpower. In my city the swat team is at least 20 deep when they go get criminals

  • Li-Wright

    The most dangerous situations for cops to go to are domestic violence and serving warrants. Very dangerous. They should be fitted with armor and headgear when they serve warrants.

  • http://thedevereauxshow.com/ Ms.Devereaux

    He was white and the narrative already is that he was a elderly veteran this is how several reports are describing him.

  • Renee26

    All of this!! Say it louder for the people in back!!!

  • Nik

    Which means they will find a reason other than him being a depraved human being. I suspect they will try to portray him as someone with PTSD and thinking he was still in the war when he saw all of those uniforms swamp down on his home.

  • Renee26

    Lice demons ?

  • Renee26

    ?

  • the guest
  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    I agree. White privilege manifests itself in so many different ways.

  • Browneyes

    Prayers for his family and all others invovlved

  • the guest

    EXACTLY.

    That’s the point I was making above about white kids dealing drugs out of their diorm rooms, hate cops, and feel entitled yet cops never scrutinize them. Black students get followed going to the library.

  • Renee26

    They should disbar his wife too cause that bih is unethical by association... We don't need mf's who support and protect child molesters holding no gavels and judging people..... I wonder if the foster children are the killer and his wifes... They supposedly have teen kids and they're old as shit. I wouldn't be surprised if these mf's allowed kids to be abused in their home and used intimidation tactics like "target shooting" to keep their victims quiet.

  • Alextra Ballard

    Even Traffic stop can turn dangerous

  • Alextra Ballard

    It's so sad that all our lives we talk about working and retirement. We want to simply enjoy the fruits of our labor. Some of us just won't make it. 30 yrs on the police force is a long time. May Mr.Carraway RIP,condolences to his family and his fellow officers.

  • dontgetblocked

    The wrong person died. The molester and shooter should be executed.

  • dontgetblocked

    It took them hours to arrest him. They would have blown a black person's home up.

  • iWasteTime

    Lice Demon took me right out!!

  • iWasteTime

    Thank You for that !

  • Waya Hedia

    OH for fk's sake. What a steamy load of poo.

  • Robert lee Bennett OG

    He knew what line of work he was in I wonder how many people he killed I those 30 years

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    You mean the media hasn't dragged up his criminal past or was he smoking weed before he shot the officers?

    Or maybe some meth?

  • Quitedeliteful

    The take your steamy load of poo and font with someone else. See? Simple.

  • Quitedeliteful

    So true... smh...

  • bemetoo

    was the molester WHITE

  • TransMichelle

    What difference does it make. Black people molest others too.

  • ?Patty Kakes?

    That old man must have been mutha-fukkca with that gun???

  • Quitedeliteful

    Seem like he's white..

  • TransMichelle

    This is what this country has come to. This ain't no joke folks. Killing is a favorite past time.

  • TransMichelle

    Yep

  • TransMichelle

    AMEN

  • TransMichelle

    It wasn't 7 officers at first. Other officers came later after hearing about the shootings.

  • TransMichelle

    You right. There are too many weak minded people in this country. That's why Crazy Maxine Waters shouting in the crowd for the people to attack conservatives should have landed her in jail.

  • Candance

    They ALWAYS report if they're black... we want to know if hes white...

  • TransMichelle

    No they don't always report it if the person is black. Many times I've read articles and there was no description of the person's race. There are many people who say the opposite. If the person's race isn't mentioned they must be a minority.

  • hottlanta

    He shoots the cop n not thé molester. Sounds like ole pop was getting the goods himself.

  • hottlanta

    They gonna show a picture of him in uniform or a suit

  • hottlanta

    Still waiting on them 2 call this a terrorist act. Now watch someone bring up chicago.

  • hottlanta

    Yes it is. That is why white folks keep re enacting the civil war every year as if it is a form of célébration but they always quick 2 tell us 2 forget about slavery.

  • TransMichelle

    Both black people and white people acting up. It's going to get worse.

  • Readytochokemothernatureout

    Prayers for his family and the victims to recover. All are not bad and want to go home too.

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    White.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Tear gas. 1000 rounds of ammunition. Tank.

  • Allihave2say

    To this protector of people and his family we are praying for you and with you. Our hearts are filled with sorrow of the loss of your loved. I hope you can remember he died doing his sworn duty to protect and serve others. May the Lord keep all of you in comfort.

  • Allihave2say

    I thought so as well.What caseworker assigned a home to two men?

  • Allihave2say

    The West is the new Wild Wild West all over again. We just shoot people dead in the streets, scrape up the bodies and folks move on as it's now the norm.

    When folks saw George Zimmerman get the key to the gun shop they were armed and ready. When Trump arrived they locked, loaded and fired at will.

  • Allihave2say

    The West is the new Wild Wild West all over again. We just shoot people dead in the streets, scrape up the bodies and folks move on as it's now the norm.

    When folks saw George Zimmerman get the key to the gun shop they were armed and ready. When Trump arrived they locked, loaded and fired at will.

  • TransMichelle

    Yep

  • Allihave2say

    It's a known fact that the behavior of subordinates is predicated on the leadership they follow. Right now we have a fool as the head of the nation so more foolery will be coming.

  • Jussjess25

    Dam rip so sorry to hear this .

  • ?? Kari ?????????

    RIP!!!! Thoughts and prayers for his family.

  • TransMichelle

    Just like Odumba promoted homosexuals and transgenders so we have a more morally corrupt society. Yep, that's it.

  • Dowoop

    That's because they know they are dangerous which is my point.

  • Coffee1st

    Yep.
    No picture.
    He was taken alive.
    I knew then he was white. I had to look it up though, just to confirm...cuz you know...the DC sniper still haunts me..

  • Coffee1st

    white folks know when to band together
    See, what we fail to realize is - their unity is not out of brotherly love, it is literally for the sake of survival. Can you imagine black folk...WORLDWIDE..coming together? Black men and women coming out of their stupor, LOVING one another, putting all differences aside? Not depending on outsiders for their food, historical understanding, spirituality or education?
    There is absolutely NO WAY they can allow us to return to our former, it would mean their destruction. They are parasitic and we are the host. Not all white folk consciously know this, but even for them, there's a subconscious knowing.
    Simple illustration.
    A blk person in an elevator and a white man - in ALL his whiteness -enters. No problem, right?
    A white person in the elevator. A black man - in ALL his blackness - steps in. Nervousness, senses heightened or all out FEAR.
    The fear is inbred.....and for good reason.

  • Coffee1st

    In sorry. But I gotta add.
    See how they're backing Kavanaugh? Yeah, the victim is white but she will have to be collateral damage. This man, in that position (SCJ) is a WIN for them.
    But look how divided we were here on SR regarding Kap, smh.
    They are UNIFYING behind their PERVERT.
    But we were SCATTERED behind a DEFENDER of our own race.

  • Candance

    OK

  • ZRoJoTheLezBeyond
  • Yardgirl

    Yep that sniper haunts me too!?

  • Allihave2say

    I gather my the mocking in names and pictures that you aren't fans of the Obamas. Obama didn't promote racism against blacks or Hispanics. He also didn't sign any reparation checks for the work our ancestors did, but he didn't encourage George Zimmerman's actions either.

    Donald, to my disappointment has spoken the hidden language of the racists in America. The reason "they" are acting out right now is because they know the secret language and codes that he speaks and recognize they can speak more openly while he continues to speak in code.

  • Oya Shango

    I knew he was a white man when they stated that he was brought out alive. Had be been black, there was only one way that he was gonna be brought out of that place and that was in a body bag.

  • MadGyalGem

    Oh well..... so now this BLACK cop had to learn w/his life that they don't care about us whether you wear a uniform or not. We don't even have the name of the shooter. WELP

  • TransMichelle

    If Travon Martin had happened under The Donald it would have been holey hell by white liberal followers like you. You act like racism just came out after The Donald was elected. The racism really became more apparent with foolish black people and white liberals. The white liberals wanted Hillary a woman to win and the black people got upset because a white man won. Child sit down somewhere with your mess.

  • bemetoo

    uhh duhhh dumb dumb because the molester/shooter was "subdued" instead of kill..if he was black he would have been murk in seconds

  • sunni_daze

    Like its some type of sport.

  • Allihave2say

    I highly doubt that back people were upset because a white man won the presidency as all the presidents before Barack have been white, and guess what, there were black Americans during their tenure.

    It's unfortunate that you've adopted group think and believe anyone who disagrees with you or this presidential administration is a liberal. I've lived long enough to not be moved by personal attacks on my character especially by people who don't know me.

    It's ok to open up a dialogue about political views and opinions without the need to categorize, generalize, cast blame or promote your thoughts through menial attacks. Come back and visit with me when you have your own thoughts. I love an intellectual and healthy conversation. XOXO