Investigators arrest 19-year-old man for shooting in West Ashley
WEST ASHLEY SC (WCSC) - Charleston investigators have arrested a 19-year-old man for a shooting in West Ashley Monday afternoon that sent one person to the hospital.
The Charleston Police Department charged Antwon Rashad Brown with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
Brown was arrested eight hours after the incident during a traffic stop on Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, according to police.
Officials with the Charleston Police Department say Monday's shooting happened at 4 p.m. near South Sherwood Drive and Argonne Street.
A police report states the victim was shot in the hip and was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.
On Monday, officers were spotted canvassing the area and talking to neighbors. Law enforcement were also seen looking through a yard, and taking a bike into evidence.
A member of the police explosive team was also spotted with a canine looking through the area.
Residents in the area told Live 5 News' Lisa Weismann that the neighborhood is usually a quiet area.
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