North Charleston police say they found a handgun laying next to the body of a woman found on a sidewalk early Tuesday.
According to a police report, officers discovered the woman around 12:30 a.m. in the 2600 block of Elms Plantation Boulevard, near the Alta Shores Apartments..
The report states the woman was apparently dead from a gunshot wound to the head. Police said they found a "revolver-type handgun" on the ground next to her body.
According to the report, the incident is being investigated as a possible suicide. The victim has not been identified.
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