CPD: No active shooter on King Street despite social media posts

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – There have been posts on social media stating there’s an active shooter on King Street.

However, according to Charleston Police Department Public Information Officer Charles Francis, there is no active shooter on King Street.

Francis wants to insure the public that everything on King Street is fine.

The concern reportedly began with a call to dispatch about a white male carrying a rifle on King St.

Francis said officers canvassed the entire area and didn’t see or hear anything.

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