Person of interest in fatal barber shop shooting identified and cleared

VIDEO: Deputies searching for person of interest in fatal barber shop shooting
Photo Source: Live 5
Photo Source: Live 5

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Sheriff's Office have identified and cleared the person of interest in the shooting outside of Marvin's Barber Shop earlier this weekend.

Deputies responded to Marvin's Barber Shop at approximately 10:22 a.m. Friday on a call about a shooting. Inside, they found a shooting victim. That victim, whose name has not yet been released, was transported to an area hospital where he later died, deputies say.

Deputies said the gunman was last seen running on Savage Road towards Etiwan Avenue, according to witnesses. K-9 deputies were deployed in an attempt to locate the gunman, but that effort was unsuccessful.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective B. Goldstein at (843) 670-1183 or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111. You can also submit a tip by visiting the Charleston County Sheriff's Office website at

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