Shooting victim found downtown Tuesday morning

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning.

Officers found a 19-year-old victim around 3 a.m. The victim suffered a gun shot to the abdomen and was lying in a large pool of blood when police arrived at South Street. He was taken to MUSC.

Although the victim was found on South Street, officers are trying to determine where and how the shooting actually happened.

Anyone with information about this incident can call Charleston Police at 577-7434 or Crime Stoppers at 554-111.

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