Victim identified of Hanover Street shooting in downtown Charleston

Police investigating after shooting kills man in downtown Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The man who was killed after a shooting in downtown Charleston on Thursday has now been identified.

According to a deputy coroner, Timothy Haman Jr., 41, died at MUSC on Thursday night at 8:13 P.M. from a gunshot wound.

Officials with the Charleston Police Department say the shooting happened on Hanover Street.

Dispatch operators received the initial call at 7:40 p.m.

Anyone with information is urged to call (843) 743-7200 for on duty CPD Central detective.

Video provided by a citizen shows the incident transpire where a man can be seen pulling out a gun.

Video shows shooting incident in downtown Charleston

The video shows an argument between a group at the top right of the video.

After a brief back and forth, a man appears to pull out a gun and fires at Haman several times. Afterwards you can see several people leaving the area.

A veteran who was at a nearby bar said he came out to take a phone call and saw the shooting victim lying on the ground.

Sgt. Jonathan M. Lubecky said he performed CPR until emergency crews arrived on the scene.

“It’s something I expect in Iraq, it’s something you expect at other places,” Lubecky said. “You don’t expect it outside the bar your drink at.”

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