Charleston, S.C. authorities investigating possible 'active shooter'

Charleston, S.C. authorities investigating possible 'active shooter'

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (KAUZ) - According to the Associated Press authorities are investigating a possible "active shooter" situation in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.

Police spokesman Charles Francis said a shooting was reported just after noon on King Street, which is a row of restaurant and shops where tourists frequently gather.

He did not immediately report any injuries or information about a potential suspect. No other details were immediately available.

Tom and Patsy Plant told The Post and Courier of Charleston they were eating at Virginia's restaurant and saw a man come out of the kitchen with a gun in his hand and said "there's a new boss in town."

The couple said they left out a back door.

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