Police searching for suspect in West Ashley shooting

On Wednesday, November 11, at approximately 9:25 p.m., Charleston police officers responded to 1035 Main Street in West Ashley for a reported shooting.

Officers met the victim’s sister at the scene. She told them that her brother, Darrel James, had been shot in the chest.

James was found in the front living room of the residence with several gunshot wounds to the chest. Police were able to talk to him before he was transported to the hospital.

Charleston Police are searching for the suspect, Antonio Batie, who fled the area before police arrived. He was last seen driving a blue Chrysler 200 with South Carolina tags KET851.

Anyone with information about the suspect can call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111 or Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200 and ask for the on-call CPD detective.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Charleston Police Department.

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