BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A man who became a paraplegic as the result of a shooting nine years ago died this week from complications from his gunshot wound, according to the Berkeley County Coroner's Office. His death has been ruled a homicide.
Coroner Bill Salisbury says 33-year-old David McCray was admitted to a hospital on September 14 with problems relating to his injury, and died on September 22.
Salisbury says an autopsy revealed McCray died as a result of complications from his gunshot wound.
McCray was reportedly shot outside a gas station on Clements Ferry Road on October 22, 2005. Police say the shooter, then 21-year-old Tanis Grant, turned himself in on October 24, 2005 and was charged with assault and battery with intent to kill and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
The homicide is now being investigated by the Charleston Police Department and the Berkeley County Coroner's Office.
Live 5 News has reached out to the Charleston Police Department for information on the recent developments.