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N. Charleston police continue search for suspect in fatal shooting; Victim identified

Jermaine Eric Young (Photo Source: North Charleston Police) Jermaine Eric Young (Photo Source: North Charleston Police)
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a 30-year-old man who died following a shooting in North Charleston. 

Authorities say Tyric Grant died early Friday morning. 

North Charleston police have obtained warrants for murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime for Jermaine Eric Young.

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment in the 5,700-block of N. Murray Avenue shortly before 1 a.m. Friday.

The victim had been shot several times and later died from his injuries, police say.

A witness positively identified Young as the shooter, and police say Young was seen leaving the area in a newer model four-door blue Jeep style vehicle.

Young is 6'3" tall, weighs 208 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes. He also has a tattoo on his upper right arm and a second tattoo on his left bicep that reads, "Tru," according to police.

Anyone with information on Young's whereabouts should contact Det. Robert Bailey or Det. J. Butler at (843) 740-1015 or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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