Mt. Pleasant police searching for suspect who struck man in the head with gun

Source: MPPD
Source: MPPD

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Officers are searching for a suspect who struck a man in the head using a handgun in Mount Pleasant.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department released pictures of the suspect and are seeking the public's help in identifying him.

According to police, the incident happened on March 18 at 2:40 a.m. when the suspect was involved in a disturbance and pulled a handgun on the victim.

"The victim was then struck in the head with the handgun," MPPD officials said."During the altercation the suspect did discharge the firearm but no one was struck."

Police describe the suspect as a black male in his mid-40s, 6-foot tall, and 200 pounds.

"He was last seen wearing black eyeglasses and was last seen driving a dark colored, box style sedan," police said.
Anyone who may have any information about, or witnessed, this assault is asked to contact Detective Goode at 843-856-7843 or

Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111, submit a tip through our smartphone application, or submit a tip at Crime Stoppers offers rewards of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information which leads to an arrest.

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