Victim identified in deadly N. Charleston shooting

Victim identified in deadly N. Charleston shooting

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Authorities have identified the victim in a fatal Sunday morning shooting on Fairwind Drive.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says Michael Taylor, 28, died of a single gunshot wound.

Police found one man dead at around 1 a.m. Sunday in the 8700 block of Fairwind Drive.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired outside a Fairwind Drive apartment complex and found Taylor lying in the hedges near one of the apartment buildings, the incident report states.

EMS officials pronounced Taylor dead at the scene.

Witnesses say they saw a man with tattoos on his neck running from the area after hearing the gunshots. Police found a pair of shell casings near the walkway to the apartments, the report states.

The incident is still under investigation.

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