CHARLESTON POLICE FIRED UPON - Charleston Police say they received gunfire Wednesday night on the city's notorious West Side, but nobody had been hurt, said Lt. Jim Sands.|
Officers were shot at six or seven times near a house on Red Oak Street shortly before midnight.
Police were investigating a pizza delivery driver's claim that a person standing with a group at Stockton and Frame streets pointed a gun at him.
Police tracked suspects to a house on the 1600 block of Frame Street and later went to another house, said officer Sands.
The incident was continuing early this morning.
ON THE CAPITOL SIDE OF TOWN - A Charleston woman was arrested yesterday after she allegedly fired a revolver at two people after an argument erupted near her East End apartment. No one was hit.
Alexis Roxanne Cruz, 19, got out a gun after she got into a fight with two siblings who lived nearby.
Cruz said "If I wanted to shoot that bitch I would have!"
Police found a Stevens Model 124C 12-gauge shotgun under a bed and a loaded .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver with a spent round on a pile of laundry.
One of the participants was convicted in 2003 of three counts of distribution of crack cocaine and is charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.