Police investigating after man shoots at group of people in West Ashley

Evidence markers at the parking lot. (Source: Live 5 News)
Evidence markers at the parking lot. (Source: Live 5 News)

WEST ASHLEY SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating after a man shot at a group of people in West Ashley.

It happened on the 1500 block of Savannah Highway late Tuesday night.

A witness said she saw a man fire his gun at a group of people who then fled the area.

The investigation began when an officer was conducting a traffic stop on Wappoo Road at 8:45 p.m. at which point he heard six gun shots.

When the officer got to 1595 Savannah Highway he met with several people who said they heard eight shots.

The officer found several shell casings and found a car whose window, front passenger side dash and front bumper were damaged by gunfire.

The owner of the car said she was employed at a business at the shopping center.

Police are continuing the investigation.

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