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Authorities identify man who died in apparent shooting outside motel

Authorities said 35-year-old Reginald Hamilton from North Charleston died on Thursday on scene...
Authorities said 35-year-old Reginald Hamilton from North Charleston died on Thursday on scene at 5020 Rivers Avenue from a gunshot wound.(Live 5/File)
Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 10:01 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 22, 2021 at 8:06 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Officials with the Charleston County Coroner’s Office have identified a man who died in apparent shooting outside a motel.

Authorities said 35-year-old Reginald Hamilton from North Charleston died on Thursday on scene at 5020 Rivers Avenue from a gunshot wound.

The North Charleston Police Department is the investigating police agency.

Police responded to a call reporting shots fired in the 5000 block of Rivers Avenue Wednesday at approximately 1:10 a.m.

An incident report states police found an unresponsive man lying in the front parking lot of a motel. The victim was pronounced dead approximately 10 minutes later, the report states.

No arrests have been made. The North Charleston Police Department and the Charleston County Coroner’s Office are investigating.

Anyone with information in the shooting is asked to call North Charleston Police at 843-740-2800 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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