Teen Dead in Waffle House Shoot-Out

Teen killed, second individual was critically injured following 4 a.m. shooting.

An early morning shoot-out has killed a teenager and injured two others at a West Ashley restaurant.

The deadly encounter began as an argument inside the Savannah Highway Waffle House and then two gunmen began shooting. Gunfire erupted inside and outside the diner, according to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.

A Ravenel 19-year-old, Dantave Reed, died at the hospital, according to WCBD-TV. Another individual sustained life-threatening wounds and a third party was injured when they fell inside the restaurant, the deputies said.

When deputies arrived, they saw the two most seriously injured individuals on the ground in the parking lot, according to a sheriff's news release.

Deputies are searching for two suspects in the shooting. One party is described as a black man with dreadlocks, the sheriff's spokesman said. He was possibly wearing a red jersey.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.


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