WEST ASHLEY SC (WCSC) - Charleston police officers are searching for a man who robbed a Title Max Title Loans location in West Ashley.
It happened at 6:09 p.m. on 1738 Savannah Hwy.
According to police, the suspect robbed the business at gunpoint and took cash.
"The suspect then fled to the rear of the store where a shot was fired from the suspect toward a witness who was following," CPD officials said.
Police describe the suspect as a black male, between 5'7" and 5'8," 160 to 180 pounds, and wearing a grey/black hoodie style sweatshirt with the hood over his head.
Investigators say he was also wearing blue/gray jeans, black shoes, a red bandana over his mouth, sunglasses, and gray/black gloves.
CPD officials say the suspect was carrying a black and silver semi auto handgun, which he displayed upon entering the store.
"If contact is made with an individual matching this description, or if you have any possible suspect information based on the above pictured individual or the firearm used, please contact the on duty CPD Central Detective 843-720-2487 or Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200," CPD officials said.