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Deputies investigating shooting in Dorchester Co. parking lot

Updated: May. 23, 2021 at 11:46 PM EDT
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DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office says they are investigating after one person was shot in a parking lot on Dorchester Road on Sunday morning.

Authorities say that while on patrol just after 1 a.m. on Sunday morning a DCSO deputy reported shots fired in the parking lot of 8484 Dorchester Road and located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

According to a release, the victim was suffering from a “serious wound to the torso” and was transported to the hospital where they died just before 3 a.m. from the injury.

Authorities say the investigation is still ongoing and a suspect has not been named.

Dorchester County EMS, North Charleston Fire Department and North Charleston Police also responded to the scene.

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