Man charged with attempted murder for shooting at DEU officers

Chad Cannon (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
Chad Cannon (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A 29-year-old Conway man was arrested for shooting at eight Drug Enforcement Unit officers while they conducted a search on Adrian Highway on Feb. 27, according to Horry County Police.

Chad Cannon was arrested and charged with eight counts of attempted murder and possession of firearms and ammunition, according to records from J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

The agents were executing a search warrant for narcotics, according to a police report. they were wearing vests labeled "POLICE" on the front and back and knocked several times.

When no one answered the door, the agents forced it open and heard one gunshot. they them found Chad Cannon in the kitchen of the home with a handgun.

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