1 wounded in shooting at North Charleston gas station
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston Police confirmed one victim was wounded Wednesday afternoon at a gas station on Rivers Avenue.
Police responded shortly before 2 p.m. to the 3700 block of Rivers where witnesses reported a large police presence at an Exxon station.
Police spokesman Harve Jacobs says one male victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A police report states the officers were flagged down by the victim who told them he was involved in an altercation with two men in the Exxon parking lot.
The report states one of the men pulled a gun and shot at the victim before fleeing towards some nearby apartments.
A woman had spoken to officers about 30 minutes before the shooting claiming the victim had warrants and had previously assaulted her, the report states.
Officers said no warrants were found when they checked. The report states the woman told officers “they would handle it.”
No arrests have been made so far.
Anyone with information is asked to call the North Charleston Police Tip Line at 843-607-2076 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.
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