UPDATE: One victim has been reported dead from a gunshot wound. The assailant, was shot and taken to the local hospital. The mayor, reports that this is NOT a terrorist attack.
Virginia’s on King restaurant has an active shooter, hostage situation happening at the moment. It is being reported that a former dishwasher employee, was fired and returned to the restaurant. The restaurant is a very popular restaurant for the downtown Charleston area. Currently, local news agencies are reporting that no other persons have been included in the standoff. Officials state that an updated report will be released at 3:15 ET.