Sheriff's Office: BB gun used in shooting

Authorities are investigating a shooting outside Sangaree Elementary School.
Authorities are investigating a shooting outside Sangaree Elementary School.

LADSON, SC (WCSC) - A spokesman with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office says that Friday morning's shooting incident involved a BB gun.

Authorities are on the scene of the incident which happened down the road from Sangaree Elementary School around 8 a.m. Friday.

A male witness told a Live 5 News photographer that he was driving his daughter to school when he "drove by two men on their front porch shooting guns." The man's car was hit, but no one was hurt.

According to the sheriff's office, a man in a nearby trailer park was shooting a BB gun into the air. He was taken into custody for shooting a BB gun into the air.

A Berkeley County School District Official said that Sangaree Elementary School was locked down for about five minutes, but the lockdown has since been lifted.

Copyright 2012 WCSC. All rights reserved.