Greenville Woman Charged After Possible Gang-Related Shooting


Greenville police say their newly created Tactical Anti-Crime unit paid off when shots were fired near an apartment complex Tuesday night.

The shooting happened near Summer Place Apartments around 7:30 p.m.

The TAC unit was already patrolling in the area and they immediately stopped a suspect vehicle with multiple people taken into custody.

Alexis Pollard was charged with assault with a deadly weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, and discharging a firearm within city limits.

Police say they found a gun and ammunition inside the vehicle, while several known gang members where in the area when the shots were fired.

Officers say the 19-year-old fired the weapon at another person after a dispute with them.

Pollard was released from jail after posting a $3,000 bond.


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Police say multiple people are in custody after gunshots were fired Tuesday night.

Greenville Police received a report of shots fired near Summer Place apartments around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Officers were on scene shortly after and immediately stopped a suspect vehicle. Police say a gun and ammunition were found inside and that multiple people were taken into custody.

There were several known gang members in the area at the time of the shooting, according to police. No word on the identity of those involved, but we do know no one was injured.

Stay with WITN.com for updates on this developing story.


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