Charleston police identify 3 men believed to be involved in downtown Family Dollar brawl

Trenton Lamaar Gathers

Charleston police are asking for the public’s help to locate three men who are wanted in connection with a brawl from last week that tore up a Family Dollar store.

Trenton Lamaar Gathers, 21, Tor Akil Gregory, 23, and Eric Joseph Thompson, 28, were each identified Sunday as participants in a Wednesday fight that broke out about 4 p.m. inside the store at 1015 King St.

Several men who appeared to be in their mid-20s were buying cellphones when another group came into the store and started fighting with them, according to the incident report. Display racks were overturned and merchandise scattered around the store.

Employees recognized two of the men involved, according to the incident report, and the fight was caught on the store’s surveillance cameras.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Gathers, Gregory or Thompson is asked to call dispatch at 743-7200 and ask for the on-call Charleston detective or leave a tip with Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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