Charleston PD investigating shooting at bar on King Street

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UPDATE – Officers say a group of four subjects became upset about having to leave the bar at closing time, which led to a verbal altercation with the bouncers in front of the door.

The victim, an employee of the bar, went to help his coworkers when one of the subjects brought out a handgun and fired shots that ended up hitting the victim.

The subjects fled from the scene and are currently not in custody.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are responding to a shooting that happened Friday night in downtown Charleston.

Officials with the Charleston Police Department say the shooting occurred at 549 King Street, which is King Street Public House.

Several evidence markers were seen on the ground outside of the business, and a large area of the sidewalk and roadway was cordoned off by law enforcement.

One victim was taken to the Medical University of South Carolina. Police say the victim was alert and conscious at the time.

A suspect is not in custody, but officials say there is no immediate threat to the public.

Count on us for updates.

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