Cops: Six teens questioned following shooting near R.B. Stall HS
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston police say they have six teens in custody for questioning after responding to a report of shots fired near R.B. Stall High School late Monday.
Officers responded to the Mobil gas station on Ashley Phosphate Road around 11:15 p.m. after receiving reports of a shooting. Authorities were alerted after a nearby officer heard gunshots while he was handling a disturbance call.
According to an incident report, officers arrived to find a large number of people fleeing from the Mobil gas station parking lot in cars and running into the woods.
The report states multiple people were taken into custody after walking out of the woods. A couple others were found in the woods hiding on the ground.
Police say they found a partially full magazine, one live 9mm round and a shell casing on the ground near the gas pumps. Several guns were found in the woods.
Officers also responded to the Hess station, just down the road.
A report states officers made contact with a silver Honda Pilot with four male occupants that was parked at the Hess station.
Police say the vehicle was involved with the shooting at Mobil.
The four occupants were handcuffed for the safety of the officers, and a search of the vehicle uncovered a Taurus handgun in the glove box and a Sis Sauer handgun in the back compartment of the passenger seat, the report states.
Officer say a status check was conducted on both handguns and came back clear.
Police say they were unable to locate a victim or a witness to point out the shooter or shooters.
An officer on scene told our photographer that someone was having a party near the school when things "got out of hand."
The investigation is ongoing.
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