Man injured after shotgun goes off outside James Island nightclub

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Sheriff's Office was called out to a disturbance and a shooting early Saturday morning at The Lake House on Mosquito Beach off Sol Legare Road on James Island.

According to deputies, a crowd had gathered outside in the parking around a vehicle after a fight broke out. The Security guards on the scene were trying to clear the parking lot when they heard sounds of a gun being racked.

One of the guards grabbed a loaded shotgun with non-lethal rounds to deal with the crowd in the parking lot. Authorities say the guard bumped into several people causing the shotgun to discharge hitting one person in the hip area.

The shooting victim was taking to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies say a man was seen firing several shots in the area during the disturbance at The Lake House.

This incident is still under investigation with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.

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