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One dead in shooting outside Durand Avenue hair salon, ‘no active threat’ remains | Crime and Courts

Report of gunfire at Angel's Beauty Salon

A heavy law-enforcement presence was seen Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Durand and Kearney avenues, after a report of a shooting at Angel’s Beauty Salon, 2221 Durand Ave., visible at left. This view looks south across Durand Avenue.

MOUNT PLEASANT — One man is dead after being shot outside a Mount Pleasant hair salon Saturday afternoon, law enforcement has confirmed.

The alleged shooter surrendered to police, the Mount Pleasant Police Department, an eyewitness account and video from the scene show.

“There is no active threat to the community, this incident was a matter between two individuals,” the Mount Pleasant Police Department said in a news release late Saturday afternoon.


Police responded to Angel’s Beauty Salon, 2221 Durand Ave., just after 2:34 p.m. Saturday for a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, one man was taken into custody at gunpoint; he was not resisting and allowed himself to be handcuffed while he was on his knees in the street near the salon, according to Facebook Live video.

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Simultaneously, first responders performed CPR on a person on the pavement in the parking lot who had been shot.

“Officers arriving on-scene immediately attempted life-saving measures, which was continued by the South Shore Fire Department Paramedics, however the victim succumbed to his wounds. The suspect that remained on-scene was immediately taken into custody,” according to the MPPD release.