By DAVID BORAKS
A Cornelius teen who shot a police officer Saturday was armed, wearing a bullet-proof vest and prepared “to ambush” police as they arrived, police chief Bence Hoyle said Monday.
Greyson Ferrell, 16, was arraigned Tuesday on attempted first-degree murder and other charges related to Saturday’s shooting of Cornelius Police Lt. James Quattlebaum. A Superior Court judge in Charlotte set Ferrell’s bail at $1 million on the attempted murder charge, in addition to $126,500 on other charges. He was being held in Mecklenburg County Jail in Charlotte.
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