NCPD: Man shot during alleged armed robbery

NCPD: Man shot during alleged armed robbery

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston police are investigating after a man claims he was shot during an armed robbery early Wednesday morning.

Police responded to the 1500 block of Larry Street just before 6 a.m. for reports of a shooting.

At the scene, officers spoke with a victim who said he was confronted by a male suspect who pulled out a gun and demanded money. During the alleged robbery, police say the victim was shot and the suspect fled the scene.

Police and K-9 officers attempted to track the suspect, but could not locate him.

Dunston Elementary was temporarily under a "Code Yellow" lockdown while police searched for the shooting suspect. The lockdown has since been lifted.

The victim was transported to MUSC for treatment.

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