The Daily Eastern News

Sunday’s shots fired call still being investigated

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018

A shots fired call, which occurred in the 1400 Block of 10th Street and that led to two arrests, is still under investigation. One victim was taken to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center with a non life-threatening wound. Brandon Hightower, Braxton Johnson and the victim were all in the apartment when the i...

Police look into reports of shots fired

Staff Report

October 5, 2017

Police investigated multiple reports of shots fired Thursday afternoon in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. However, Charleston Police Chief Bryan Baker said when they were out searching the area they did not find any evidence of empty shell casings or bullet holes. “Somebody reported what they...

Some concerned about shots fired

Adrian Bolaji, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2016

With shots being fired in the area just a few days ago, some students are concerned but still hopeful for Charleston’s safety. According to a press release from the Charleston Police Department, at 1:51 a.m. Friday police received reports of shots being fired. They were not able to determine the...

No injuries after shots fired incident

Staff Report

October 3, 2016

No one was hurt after shots fired were reported early Sunday morning, Charleston Det. Tony West said. The shots were reported at 2 a.m. in the vicinity of 11th Street and Hayes Avenue. The suspect has not yet been identified, and neither have any victims. West said nobody approached the police...

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