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Posted on: August 24, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Active Shooter Situation Resolved on King Street

The active shooter situation in the 400 block of King Street, inside the “Virginia’s on King” restaurant, has been resolved.

The gunman has been shot and transported for medical attention in critical condition. The individual who was held hostage has been removed from the building safely.

One shooting victim transported from the scene earlier this afternoon has died.

Charleston County Dispatch received the initial call in reference to the shooting today at 12:17 p.m. The shooter is known to have been a disgruntled employee.
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