Man shot outside North Charleston nightclub

Published: Sep. 25, 2013 at 6:47 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2013 at 7:55 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police say a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg as he was leaving a nightclub in North Charleston.

On Wednesday at 1:50 a.m., police responded to the Blue Magic Bar & Grill at 5101 Ashley Phosphate Rd. for a shooting.

A witness told police that 20 minutes ago, he heard gunshots coming from Ashley Phosphate Road. Employees at the restaurant said that they were unaware of any shooting and said there was not any type of altercation before the shooting.

Crime scene technicians located eleven 9mm shell casings and one winchester.38 special live round at the club's parking lot.

Officers met with a witness at the hospital who said he was with the victim at the club. According to the witness, the victim was struck by what appeared to be random gunfire.

The victim said that he was struck while getting into a vehicle to leave the club. According to police, the victim said he did not know of anyone who wanted to hurt him. The victim suffered a gun shot would to his left calf.

In July, police responded to the club after three vehicles were struck by stray bullets during a shooting. Witnesses reported that a fight broke out between several people inside the club and continued outside.  Gunshots were heard shortly after.

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