Summerville Police shoot and kill a man in self defense

CHARLESTON,SC (WCSC)- 22 year old Nelson Gray Hyman lll is dead after Summerville police shot him in self defense around 3:15 Sunday morning.  According to the Dorchester County Coroner, Hyman tried to use his car as a weapon against police after he was pulled over.

Police fired a gun 3 times into Hyman's vehicle. He was shot once in the upper torso.  After he was shot, Hyman crashed his car into 2 parked cars and a boat in a neighbor's driveway.

Hyman lived about 2 blocks away from where he was shot. No one else was hurt in the accident.