Victim identified in Walterboro shooting

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Walterboro Public Safety confirms one man is dead after a shooting Thursday night at a home on Chaplin Street.

Authorities say they responded to the shooting call around 9 p.m. when a caller said he was inside his house when he heard three gunshots.

Police say when they arrived, they found the victim, 65-year-old James Mitchell of Walterboro, unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head.

Authorities took the caller to city hall for questioning.

SLED is now investigating.

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