Coroner identifies man killed in shooting at North Charleston hotel

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting at a North Charleston hotel early Friday morning.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says 18-year-old Quinnterrius Polite of North Charleston died at the scene of the shooting just after midnight.

A spokesman for the North Charleston Police Department says officers responded to the North Charleston Inn on West Montague Avenue to find a man unresponsive after being shot.

Dispatch officials told responding officers that a caller said someone was shot by the pool.

An officer said he located the victim lying in front of a room.

He was later pronounced dead by paramedics.

Charleston County dispatchers say the incident was reported at 12:05 a.m. Officers are investigating.

The general manager of the hotel says they are open Friday.

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