Police: Teen shot outside restaurant near Northwoods Mall

Police: Teen shot outside restaurant near Northwoods Mall

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston police responded Friday night to a shooting outside a restaurant near Northwoods Mall.

Officers arrived at the parking lot of the Olive Garden, which is along the perimeter of the mall, where they found a male victim who had been wounded in his upper left shoulder, according to North Charleston Police spokesman Spencer Pryor.

Police said the victim was a passenger of a tan Nissan Moreno and was transported to MUSC for treatment.

The gunman fled the scene, police say.

Dispatchers confirmed the report of shots fired came in just before 6:30 p.m.

Police said it is believed the victim and gunman met at the location to conduct a drug transaction, Pryor said.

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