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Posted on: August 24, 2017

[ARCHIVED] City of Charleston Gives Briefing on Active Shooter Situation

Charleston County Dispatch received a call today at 12:17 p.m. in reference to a shooting within the 400 block of King Street. One shooting victim was transported to the hospital, but there is no update on their condition at this time.

There are a small number of hostages inside the building with the shooter. Police crisis negotiators are on scene attempting to negotiate with the shooter.

The situation is ongoing, so individuals are being advised to avoid the area.

The shooter is known to be a disgruntled employee.
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