Drive-by shooting damages homes, truck

  • Thursday, June 19, 2014

Summerville Police are investigating a drive-by shooting on Clover Street on May 30 that left residents with bullets in their homes and in a truck.

Officers recovered 29 spent bullet casings that night; some 9 mm, some .40-caliber and some .45-caliber.

A tipster told dispatch the shooting was related to the recent tripe-shooting in Myrtle Beach.

Two people from Summerville and one from Ladson were killed in that May 24 incident.

Wanda Simmons was in her home when she heard what she at first thought were firecrackers.

But when she looked outside she saw people in a car on Clover Street firing out the window toward Cherry Place.

“I told everybody to hit the floor,” she said.

Simmons said she’s lived there 14 years and never had anything like this happen.

She later discovered a bullet had pierced the window and lodged in her loveseat.

Another man reported a bullet pierced his pickup truck.

A third victim showed police how a bullet had torn through a wall, into a TV, and then into the wall behind the TV.

Summerville Police say the incident is still under investigation.

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
Poll
 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.