Authorities identify man killed in fatal Mt. Pleasant shooting
MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a 21-year-old man who investigators say was fatally shot in Mount Pleasant on Wednesday.
The Charleston County Coroner's Office says the victim is Solomon Ancrum of North Charleston. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.
Meanwhile, the Charleston County Sheriff's Office continues to search for three men in connection to the incident.
According to authorities, the Mt. Pleasant Police Department responded to Dingle Road off of Highway 17 for a report of shots fired in the area at 10:50 a.m. When deputies arrived they found a green 2001 Buick Century at the end of Dingle Road with a deceased male victim in the driver's seat.
Witnesses say they saw three men run from the scene.
Cannon said the shooting happened in an unincorporated area of Charleston County. The sheriff's office is taking the lead in the investigation with the Mount Pleasant PD assisting.
Authorities say they are looking for two black male suspects, believed to be in their early to mid-20's. The sheriff's office says the suspects had slender builds and were around 5'9", 150 pounds, with one wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and light colored pants, and the other wearing a green shirt and dark pants.
Officers originally said they were looking for a third suspect, but they are now only searching for the two.
If you have any information you are asked to call the sheriff's office at (843) 202-1700 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.
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