A 23-year-old man is accused of shooting at another man during a holdup near the Greyhound bus station on Dorchester Road.
Horace Edwin Green of Buist Avenue in North Charleston is charged with attempted murder, armed robbery and possession of a firearm during a violent crime. He is being held at the Charleston County jail.
A 31-year-old man told police a stranger approached him and pulled out a gun after he got off a bus Thursday at 9:45 p.m. The man said he ran when he saw the pistol and the stranger fired as many as six shots that missed him, according to a police report.
The man later confided to officers that the robbery attempt occurred after the gunman offered to sell him some marijuana, police said.
Officers stopped a suspect on Azalea Avenue who matched the description of the gunman. The victim identified the suspect as the man who tried to rob him, a police report stated.
Police found a pistol in the area where the suspect was stopped, a report stated.