N. Charleston PD: One dead after shooting involving stolen vehicle

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - One man died after a shooting in North Charleston Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the 2500 block of Celestial Court and found a teen inside a blue Hyundai Sonata with gunshot wounds. The owner of the vehicle was in the yard with his hands up when officers arrived according to the incident report.

The owner said he received information from his brother-in-law that his girlfriend's vehicle stolen Tuesday was in the cul-de-sac near the house. He confronted the person in the vehicle when he saw the victim reach into the vehicle for something according to the incident report. The owner then fired shots at the man in the vehicle and he later died from his injuries.

The incident is still under investigation, the report said.

The vehicle was reported stolen in the 4800 block of Rivers Avenue. The man reporting the theft said he left his car unlocked with keys in the ignition for just a moment before another man drove away with it.

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