MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities responded to a shooting that happened off Highway 52 in Moncks Corner early Tuesday morning.
Officials with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office say a man was attempting to steal catalytic converters at a used car lot, PA Auto Sale, when the owner caught the thief and shot him in the leg.
Deputies say there were several catalytic converters on the ground which had already been removed from some vehicles.
They say the man, later identified as Daniel Wesley Springs, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital.
Springs is charged with three counts of larceny/breaking into motor vehicles, one count of possession of heroin and three counts of malicious injury to personal property.
No other details were provided. Count on us for updates.