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Deputies find military-style rifle in stolen vehicle during gunfire investigation near park

Published: Jun. 7, 2022 at 4:29 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 7, 2022 at 11:29 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office reported locating a military-style rifle in a stolen vehicle during an investigation into gunfire near a park in the Lincolnville area.

Around 3:30 p.m., deputies responded to a report from the Summerville Police Department about shots fired near Slidel and West Boundary streets near Gahagan Park.

Deputies located spent pistol casings on Slidel Street, but no injuries were reported. In addition, one person was detained, but no arrests have been made.

“During their investigation, deputies also found a stolen vehicle in the area that contained a military-style rifle,” said CCSO Public Information Officer Andrew Knapp.

Anyone with information about the gunfire can reach the sheriff’s office at 843-743-7200.

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