Coroner identifies man found shot to death in car on James Island

Coroner identifies man found shot to death in car on James Island
The Charleston County Coroner's Office says 28-year-old Kurt Melton of James Island died from a gunshot wound Sunday night. (Source: Melton family)

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a man who was found shot to death in a car on James Island this past weekend.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says 28-year-old Kurt Melton of James Island died from a gunshot wound Sunday night.

Deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Greenhill Road around 11:21 p.m, according to CCSO spokesman Roger Antonio.

When deputies arrived, a person was found dead in a vehicle near the end of the road.

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