Suspect sought for shooting into backyard, injuring 1

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police are on the lookout for a suspect who shot a man in North Charleston Tuesday night.

The North Charleston Police Department responded to a home on Scarpa Drive in response to shots fired and someone being hit by gunfire.

When officers arrived they found a 22-year-old man kneeling on his living room floor. The victim said that he had been shot in the back. A witness said that he and the victim were talking in the backyard when they heard four to five gunshots.

Both of the men then jumped up and ran into the house. The victim was transported to MUSC.

Police are continuing the investigation.

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