Christopher Elliot McLeod; Suspect Responsible for 308 Shade Street Georgetown Shooting Spree Arrested
A person barricaded himself within the early hours of Saturday September 17, 2022 round 308 Shade Street within the City of Georgetown and commenced to discharge violently from an assault rifle.
The consideration of Georgetown Police Department was known as to the situation round 4:15 am. Officers had been dispatched to the situation instantly. Upon arrival officers met with the sufferer who suggested the suspect had come dwelling and was intoxicated. The suspect obtained an assault rifle and commenced discharging the weapon inside and out of doors of the residence.
The suspect then barricaded himself right into a bed room. Officers recognized the suspect as Christopher Elliot McLeod of 308 Shade Street. He is a 24 12 months outdated white male. Responding officers tried to make contact with the suspect a number of instances with out success.
A fringe was established and neighboring homes had been evacuated and the residents sheltered in place. The resolution was made to request the help of the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office and their SWAT crew. Again quite a few makes an attempt had been made to contact the suspect however had been unsuccessful.
The SWAT crew made entry to the residence and the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was transported to the Georgetown County Detention Center and charged with Aggravated Breach of Peace and Discharging a firearm right into a dwelling. There had been no accidents on this case.
Police Chief William Pierce counseled the officers and deputies for their professionalism throughout this operation which led this case to a profitable decision. The Department additionally desires to thank the neighborhood for their endurance and understanding as this case was introduced