Charleston County deputies take one person into custody after barricade situation

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – Deputies in Charleston County say one person is in custody after barricading themselves inside a residence late Tuesday evening.

It happened just before 10:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Hitching Post Road in the Ponderosa subdivision.

According to Capt. Roger Antonio with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of shots fired outside a residence on Hitching Post Road.

Deputies located two females who stated a make subject has discharged a weapon towards their vehicle. However, they were not able to locate any spent shell casings in the roadway.

During their investigation, deputies were able to identify the suspect and placed him in custody.

As deputies attempted to retrieve the firearm from inside the residence, another male subject became uncooperative and barricaded himself inside the residence. 

The SWAT team responded to execute a search warrant; however, the subject soon complied and exited the residence without incident.

An investigation is on-going. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.

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