Charleston PD: Suspect arrested for shooting incident on Ann Street

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston Police have arrested a suspect for the shooting incident that occurred September 3rd in the area of 28 Ann Street.

Quentin Daray Williams Jr., 20, of Charleston, is charged with 2 counts of attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, 2 counts of assault and battery 1st degree and discharging of a firearm.

Williams was taken into the custody 7:30 a.m. this morning on Faust Road by Charleston Police detectives, U.S. Marshals and Charleston County Sheriff’s deputies.

He is being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center, according to spokesman Charles Francis.

Officers responded to Ann Street about 2:00 a.m. for shots fired in the area.

Witnesses provided officers with a description of the suspect and information about what lead to shots being fired. 

Statements from witnesses, surveillance video from cameras in the area and cellular telephones depicted a physical altercation on the northern sidewalk in front of 24 Ann Street. 

When the altercation ended, a man can be seen running across Ann Street to a parking lot out of camera view.

He reappears several minutes later on Ann Street in front of the Visitors Center with a handgun.

He fired several shots at the victims and fled the scene on foot. No one was injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

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