Active shooter reported in Charleston, South Carolina -police

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 24, 2017 1:24 PM

(Reuters) - Police in Charleston, South Carolina, said they were investigating an active shooter situation on Thursday and told residents to avoid the area.

A section of King Street, in the city's central commercial district, was blocked to cars and pedestrians because of the situation, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said in a statement. Few other details were immediately available.

(Reporting by Gina Cherelus in New York; Editing by Dan Grebler)