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N. Charleston police continue search for gunman in Friday night shooting


Police officers continue the search for a suspect seen running from the scene after a man was shot in North Charleston Friday evening. 

Shortly before 6 p.m., North Charleston police officers responded to a call of shots fired on Bream Road and Edith Street. 

Officers reported locating a male victim lying on the ground and suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to MUSC for treatment. 

According to witnesses, a black male was seen running from the scene wearing all black clothing. 

A gray sedan was also seen fleeing the area with a black male driver, police say. 

Witnesses reported officers had taped off an area of Bream Road as crews processed that scene. Along with police officers, K-9 units were also called in to assist in the search, witnesses said.

Neighbors say the area is typically a quiet neighborhood.

The incident remains under investigation. 

North Charleston Police officials say anyone with information about the shooting should call police at (843) 554-5700 or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111. 

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