Victim in fatal shooting in Ladson identified

Victim in fatal shooting in Ladson identified
Charleston County deputies are investigating a shooting that left one man dead in Ladson. (Source: Live 5)

LADSON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroners office has released the name of the victim of a shooting that left a man dead in the Ladson area Saturday.

Lewis Hairston, 24, died at the scene of the shooting as a result of a gunshot wound, according to the Charleston County Coroner.

Deputies responded to the 9800 block of Tremont Avenue shortly after noon on Saturday where the body of a man had been reported in a home.

The victim suffered what appeared to be a gunshot wound, Charleston County Sheriff’s Capt. Roger Antonio said.

Detectives and crime scene investigators are responding.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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