Police arrest man accused of West Ashley shooting

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - The City of Charleston Police Department arrested a man who they say fired several gunshots during a confrontation last week in West Ashley.

Eric A. Wigfall, 22, was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault and battery following an incident that occurred Thursday on Wantoot Boulevard.

Officers say Wigfall, who was carrying a gun, approached the victim who was walking on Wantoot Boulevard around 4:20 p.m. on May 17.

Police say after the two exchanged words, Wigfall fired his gun at the victim. No one was injured.

A report says investigators were able to identify Wigfall as the gunman based on information and evidence gathered during the investigation.

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