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Charleston Police searching for suspect in deadly West Ashley shooting

Published: May. 13, 2022 at 11:30 PM EDT|Updated: May. 14, 2022 at 6:37 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Charleston Police are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a woman late Friday night in the front yard of a West Ashley home.

Police responded to 1927 Hazelwood Dr. at 9:28 p.m. to investigate several reports of shots being fired, Inspector Michael Gillooly said.

The officers found an adult female victim lying in the front yard of a home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, he said.

Charleston County Emergency Medical Services and the Charleston Fire Department arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim dead.

Police were on the scene into the night investigating. The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has not released the victim’s identity.

At this time, no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200 and ask for the on-duty Charleston Police detective or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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