Man found shot to death in car wreck at North Charleston intersection identified

North Charleston police officials say they found the man in a vehicle in the area of Dorchester Road and West Surrey Drive. (Source: Live 5 News)
North Charleston police officials say they found the man in a vehicle in the area of Dorchester Road and West Surrey Drive. (Source: Live 5 News)

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A man who was found shot to death in a car in North Charleston Thursday afternoon has been identified.

Damon Middleton,23, from North Charleston died on-scene from a gunshot wound, according to Charleston County Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert.

North Charleston police officials say they found Middleton in a vehicle in the area of Dorchester Road and West Surrey Drive.

According to police, Middleton was found inside of the car that crashed at the intersection.

Middleton was found to be suffering from gunshot wounds.

Witnesses say they saw several police units responding to the area.

A portion of the road was closed as authorities investigate.

Police say there have been six homicides and one justifiable homicide so far in 2018.

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