According to Charleston Police Sgt. Mike Pridemore, a juvenile boy kicked in the front door of a home in the 700 block of Main Street at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday and started firing shots up the staircase of the home with a shotgun.The homeowner was not injured and will not be charged. The teen will be charged with burglary and wanton endangerment. No explanation for the attack.
The homeowner, who was armed, returned shots at the teenager and hit him in the arm.
After being shot, the teen fled, firing shots back toward the house as he was running way.
Self-defense is a human right.