UPDATE: At least 20 rounds fired on Charleston’s West Side, police search for suspects

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UPDATE:

Detectives with the Charleston Police Department said Wednesday that they believe they have identified the suspects accused of firing at least twenty rounds on Charleston’s West Side Tuesday night.

Witnesses told police that they saw three, black males shooting from a red, Nissan X-Terra around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.  The crime scene extends along Park and Central Avenues.

One bullet, police said, hit an elderly woman’s home along Park.  Along Central, a shot was fired into a child’s bedroom.  Luckily, police said, no one was reported injured as a result of the shooting.

Detectives said they are hopeful that at least one warrant for the arrest of one of the suspects will be signed by Wednesday night, or early Thursday morning.

Detectives said witnesses are crucial to the case.  Any information passed along to Charleston Police can stay anonymous.  If you have any information in the case, call Charleston Police immediately. 

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ORIGINAL:

Dispatchers say that several shots have been fired in Charleston Tuesday night.

Gunshots echoed the streets just before 8:30 p.m. on Glenwood Avenue, Central Avenue, and Park Avenue on Charleston’s west side according to reports received by dispatchers.

A house on the 600 block of Park Avenue was struck on the front door with a bullet, but no injuries are reported.

Officers with the Charleston Police Department are investigating.

We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

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