Sunday, July 15, 2012
WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (AP) -- One man is dead and another clinging to life after an early-morning argument escalated in a gun battle at a South Carolina restaurant.
The Charleston County coroner's office said 19-year-old Dontaye Reed of Ravenel died in the shooting.
The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that a gunman outside a West Ashley Waffle House restaurant traded shots with people inside the building around 4 a.m. Sunday.
Charleston County Sheriff's Maj. Jim Brady says deputies found two men lying in the parking lot, one dead and the other suffering life-threatening injuries.
The wounded man was taken to the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital by Charleston County EMS. His name has not been released.
A third person suffered minor injuries from a fall inside the restaurant.
(Copyright 2012, The Associated Press)
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