UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 22 | 1:00 P.M. – CCSO reports that the shelter-in-place has been lifted and no one is charged after the Clearview subdivision standoff on James Island.
The male subject was taken to a local hospital for evaluation – no injuries have been reported.
All individuals in the barricaded home are residents.
More information will be available as News 2 received new details.
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Capt. Roger Antonio with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call from an individual stating that someone inside a home on Brown Drive had a firearm and was pointing it at people.
Deputies heard gunshots when they arrived on scene. “Soon after that point, two individuals came out of the house – a male and female – and the male subject did have a firearm,” Capt. Antonio said.
Neither were injured.
The SWAT team remained on scene and had a permitter set up around the house. They are working on making entry to “ensure the safety of anyone inside.”
Neighbors are being asked to remain inside their homes until an all-clear is given. Surrounding streets are also closed.
Residents who live in the Clearview subdivision around Brown Drive were asked to shelter in place Wednesday morning.
“The public is cautioned to avoid the area,” said Capt. Antonio with CCSO. “Nearby residents should stay inside their residences for their safety.”
Capt. Antonio said the man who came out of the house with a gun is with authorities along with the gun he was carrying. It’s unclear if that man was the suspect, but they did not have an indication that anyone else was inside the home.
No other details were provided.