Easley police have two men in custody Tuesday night after an incident involving a gun at a local convenience store.
Police said they were called about a suspicious car at the Hot Spot on Highway 8, and when officers approached the vehicle, a man with a gun got out and pointed it at officers.
Police said he waved it around, then put it on the ground and was taken into custody. Police said another man who was in the car ran away and they were searching for him. Officers found him a short time later.
Officers said the car matched the description of the suspect vehicle from a shooting on Angie Lane on Monday night in Pickens County.
Assistant Sheriff Tim Morgan said deputies said they men may be connected to the Angie Lane shooting, which is still under investigation.
Maj. Tim Tollison with Easley police identified the suspects as Charles Burgess, 31, and Lee King, 36, both of Easley.
Both men had bond hearings Wednesday morning in Easley. King was charged with unlawful carrying of a handgun, open container and interfering with police. He was given a $12,000 bond.
Burgess was charged with pointing and presenting a firearm, unlawful carry of a handgun by certain persons, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and open container. He was given a $64,000 bond.
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