Around 10:30 a.m., Summerville Police responded to 100 Myrtle Place for a burglary in progress. While in route, officers were informed a person had been shot, according to Captain Jon Rogers.
The individual was transported to a local hospital for treatment, although it is unclear where the person was shot.
Witness statements are inconsistent, said Rogers at the scene, but indicate that between two and four masked men entered the home. Suspects were described as males wearing all black clothing with some wearing camouflage clothing.
Alston Middle School went into an "instructional lockdown" Wednesday for an hour and a half as a precaution at the request of police, said Pat Raynor, DD2 spokeswoman. This means classes continued but no one went outside.
According to Rogers, K-9 officers attempted to track the suspects to no avail, suggesting they left the area in a vehicle.
Children on a school bus were walked to their homes as police cleared the scene.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office also responded backing up Summerville Police Department.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Summerville Police Department at 851-4100 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.
" />

Police investigate home invasion, shooting

  • Thursday, May 2, 2013

Judy Watts/Journal Scene -- Capt Jon Rogers of the Summerville Police Department speaks with other officers at the scene of a home invasion on Myrtle Avenue in the Shamrock subdivision. --

Four individuals, reportedly involved in a home invasion Wednesday morning, are being sought by police.
Around 10:30 a.m., Summerville Police responded to 100 Myrtle Place for a burglary in progress. While in route, officers were informed a person had been shot, according to Captain Jon Rogers.
The individual was transported to a local hospital for treatment, although it is unclear where the person was shot.
Witness statements are inconsistent, said Rogers at the scene, but indicate that between two and four masked men entered the home. Suspects were described as males wearing all black clothing with some wearing camouflage clothing.
Alston Middle School went into an "instructional lockdown" Wednesday for an hour and a half as a precaution at the request of police, said Pat Raynor, DD2 spokeswoman. This means classes continued but no one went outside.
According to Rogers, K-9 officers attempted to track the suspects to no avail, suggesting they left the area in a vehicle.
Children on a school bus were walked to their homes as police cleared the scene.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office also responded backing up Summerville Police Department.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Summerville Police Department at 851-4100 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

Comments

Notice about comments:

Summerville Journal Scene is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not Summerville Journal Scene.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads
Latest Videos


Summerville Journal Scene

© 2014 Summerville Journal Scene an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.