Police respond to medical incident in West Ashley

Police respond to reported shooting in West Ashley (WCIV)

UPDATE: Police now say the earlier reported shooting wasn't actually a shooting at all. Officials say the call turned out to be a resident in medical distress. Officials say the distress was not life-threatening. He was assisted by EMS and transported for further evaluation, police say.

Officers originally responded to a reported shooting on Briarcliff Drive in West Ashley early Wednesday morning, a supervisor with Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch confirmed.

There was a heavy police presence as of 4:30 a.m.

At least one person was taken into custody on the scene.

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