Charleston Officers Looking For Shooting Suspect
Charleston County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Savannah Hwy in Charleston at approximately 4:13 a.m. on report of a shooting at the Waffle House. Upon arrival deputies located two males in the parking lot who sustained gunshot wounds, one fatal and one life threatening. A third person received minor injuries due to falling inside the restaurant.
Witnesses advised that an altercation began inside the restaurant then spilled outside into the parking lot; shots were then exchanged between persons inside and a shooter outside of the restaurant. The shooter outside of the building was described as a B/M with dreads and a red shirt possibly a jersey type. It’s unknown if the shooter left on foot or in a vehicle.
Injured parties were transported via Charleston County EMS to the Medical University.
Detectives continue to investigate the case and the Charleston County Coroner’s Office is working to identify the victim.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.