Police find man carrying an assault-type weapon in downtown Charleston

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Officers say a man was found carrying an assault-type weapon at the Battery in downtown Charleston this afternoon.

According to the Charleston Police Department, the individual lawfully had the weapon in his possession for a short period of time.

Officers checked the weapon and found that it was not loaded.

The person secured the weapon in his vehicle without incident.

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