CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston investigators are searching for information regarding a homicide in downtown Charleston.
Police say it happened on Thursday at 3 p.m. when 66-year-old Edward Washington was found dead on Oceanic Street suffering from a gunshot wound.
According to police, the victim also goes by the name Edward Deas.
"He frequents the downtown area and is known as the "Can Man," CPD officials said.
Detectives are searching for anyone who had contact with the victim on Thursday or has information regarding his death.
Please contact Crime Stoppers (843-554-1111) or the Charleston Police Department (843-743-7200 dispatch / 843-607-6787 Lead Detective) with any information.
Additionally, the Charleston County Coroner's Office is requesting assistance in locating the victim's family.
Any information regarding his family is requested to contact the Coroner's Office at 843-746-4030.