In the case of the South Carolina shooter, the police chief was the intended target.

Initially, Henderson fired one shot at Barr before reloading and striking him a second time with his weapon.

A man who shot and killed a police officer in South Carolina over the weekend did it on purpose, according to a police chief who said the suspect tracked the officer with his rifle before firing the deadly shot.


In the early morning hours of Sunday, Cayce Public Safety Officer Roy Andrew “Drew” Barr was gunned down and killed while responding to a domestic violence complaint in the community. According to the police department, the woman had called dispatch to report that a man had threatened her and her child with a gun and that she had fled.