Teenager behind bars after home riddled with bullets

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A 19-year-old is behind bars after a North Charleston home was riddled with bullets Tuesday night.

The North Charleston Police Department charged Daqone Jerome Lance with unlawful carrying of a firearm and resisting arrest in connection with an incident where a home was fired upon several times.   

At 10:43 p.m., an officer conducting a traffic stop at Gaslight Square said he heard several shots being fired in the Ten Mile area on Branch Avenue.

When the officer got to the scene, he reported seeing a Lincoln Town Car and a black Ford Expedition turn onto Remount Road from Dakota Street at a high rate of speed.

Police say the Town Car lost traction because of the wet road and ended up doing a 360 in the middle of Remount Road, then continued to speed down the street.

Officers were able to use deflation devices at Remount Road in front of a Food Lion which damaged the suspects' car. The car continued for a short time until jumping a sidewalk and landing into a yard on North Rhett Avenue.

Authorities say three suspects then got out of the vehicle and ran towards Sumner Avenue.

Investigators say they were able to locate Lance, one of the suspects, who told officers that he didn't know who owned the Lincoln Town Car.

According to a police report, officers found a Draco AK-47 pistol on the back driver's side floorboard in the suspects' car. Multiple shell casings were also found throughout the vehicle which included 7.62 and .40 caliber rounds.

Police say the AK-47 was reported stolen out of Berkeley County.

The victim, a 68-year-old man, said he was sitting on the couch watching TV when he heard gunshots and windows shatter at his home on Branch Avenue. The victim said he got onto the floor, and once it was over, he called police.

Officers found 11 shots in front of the home and five shots on the side of the residence. Two windows were also damaged.

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