Downtown shooting victim dies of injuries

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office says a man that was shot in downtown on Thursday has died of his injuries.

Authorities say Cleveland Richardson died at MUSC on Friday.

Officers responded to the area of Meeting Street and Poinsett Street after a shot was heard around 10:15 p.m. on Thursday.

Police arrived on scene to find Richardson lying on the ground, suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers then spent several hours canvassing the area.

The victim was taken to MUSC where he later died.

Police are continuing the investigation.

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