Police arrested a man Wednesday night after reportedly watching him fire a shotgun from a porch in a Mount Pleasant neighborhood.
Travis Jarrod Lee, 27, of Kent Street, is charged with discharging a firearm within city limits, Charleston County jail records show.
According to an incident report, officers canvassed Kent Street around 10:30 p.m. regarding possible shots fired in the area.
The officers encountered Lee while questioning neighbors on the street. According to the report, Lee yelled out to the officers that men were breaking into his house with wires and squirt guns.
The officers ducked for cover after seeing Lee point a shotgun toward the street and fire, the report said. He insisted that men "breached inside his house" and that his mother was still inside, police said.
Investigators located Lee's mother, who reported that he was probably having a bad reaction to a new medication, the report said.
Lee was transported to a hospital and later booked at the Charleston County jail.
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