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Police: Man faces charges after shooting gun on Charleston's West Side

Charleston police say William Odell Harris Jr., 22, of Charleston is charged with nine counts of wanton endangerment. (Charleston Police Department)

A Charleston man is facing wanton endangerment charges after police said he fired a gun toward another person Monday on the West Side.

William Odell Harris Jr., 22, of Charleston is charged with nine counts of wanton endangerment.

Charleston police officers responded about 6 p.m. Monday to Second and Hunt avenues on the West Side in reference to a shots fired call, according to a news release from the Charleston Police Department, Officers found a 17 year old from Charleston who told police Harris had a firearm and fired multiple shots toward him.

The teen was not shot. A vehicle located in the 1000 block of Second Avenue was found struck with a bullet. A bullet also was found to have hit a residence in the 900 block of Second Avenue.

Police located Harris about 8 p.m. near the intersection of Sixth Street and Park Avenue, the release said. Harris was arrested without incident.

No one was injured.

Harris is currently being held in the South Central Regional Jail on a $10,000 cash only bond.

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