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Charleston Police investigate early-morning downtown shooting

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Police are investigating a shooting reported early Wednesday morning that left one man wounded.

Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of North Romney Street at approximately 2:24 a.m.

Officers found the man in the breezeway of a building with an apparent gunshot wound to his left buttock, an incident report states.

The victim was conscious and alert and EMS transported him to MUSC.

Officers found a cell phone, four spent casings and a black and silver handgun in the parking lot near a large amount of blood, the report states.

Police have not named a suspect in the incident.

Anyone with information on the shooting can call 843-743-7200 and ask for the on-duty CPD detective or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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