Coroner’s office identifies man killed in North Charleston shooting

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office released the name of the man who was shot Tuesday.
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 3:46 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2022 at 7:33 PM EST
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office released the name of the man who was shot Tuesday.

Herman Reed Jr., 61, from North Charleston, died from a gunshot wound on Atkins Street at approximately 11:05 p.m., Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said.

Officers were called to a possible burglary in progress on Atkins Street around 10:50 p.m., police spokesman Harve Jacobs said. Once on scene, officers found Reed and pronounced him dead at the scene. Police say there was a second gunshot victim who was cared for by EMS.

Investigators say someone was trying to break into vehicles at the address.

The North Charleston Police Department is investigating.