Authorities searching for evidence in Berkeley Co. shooting death

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities were searching the Ladson Executive Park on Highway 78 Monday afternoon for evidence in the shooting death of a 55-year-old man who was found shot to death over the weekend.

Investigators say Christopher A. Martin of Atlanta, Ga. was found shot to death around 8 a.m. on Saturday in the 200 block of Dons Lane in the New Hope community of Berkeley County.

Deputies say Martin's body was found outside an abandoned home in the area.

According to the coroner's office, Martin's death is being investigated as a homicide and that more information will be released after an autopsy.

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is investigating this crime.

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