DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - One person was transported to the hospital following a shooting in a Dorchester County neighborhood Friday afternoon.
Officials with the North Charleston Police Department say shortly before 4 p.m. officers responded to the 4800 block of Morning Dew Court in reference to a victim of a shooting being in the area.
Officers reported locating a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his buttocks. The victim was transported to MUSC.
According to witnesses, a white SUV was seen behind the victim's Volkswagen Passat speeding down Oak Leaf Road.
Police say as the vehicle turned towards Morning Dew Court, the white SUV fired several shots at the victim's vehicle.
A police report states the victim's vehicle stopped in the roadway on Morning Dew, and 4 subjects ran from the vehicle when the victim was shot.
Pictures from the scene showed officers taping off a section of the road, with multiple evidence markers on the ground.
A witness said they saw one person being transported to the hospital following the incident, and at least nine gun casing shells on the ground.