Developing… Active Shooter, Possible Hostage Situation at Restaurant in Charleston, SC: 3 Shots Fired, Body in the Street

An active shooter and possible hostage situation is unfolding at a restaurant on King Street in Charleston, SC.

According to tweets and photos on social media, three shots were fired and a body was seen lying in the street.

The shooter took refuge in a restaurant and is believed to be holding at least one person hostage. He reportedly told police that he is the “king of Charleston.”

This situation is developing, and more will be known soon.

The latest tweets from local reporter Glenn Smith are below.