Police: Shooting at bar was in self-defense

VIDEO: NCPD investigating overnight shooting at bar

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Investigators say that a shooting at a bar early Saturday morning was in self defense.

Officers responded to a shooting that happened outside of Willie's Bar on Dorchester Road shortly before 2 a.m.

A verbal altercation between the victim and the suspect inside of the bar, led to a gun being pulled by the victim on the accused shooter.

The suspect left the bar and went into his car to avoid any further altercations. The victim and another man allegedly approached the car the suspect was in, and the victim pulled a gun.

The man inside the car managed to pull his gun out and fire several rounds at the victim.

Police say that no charges are being made at this time. They have deemed the actions self-defense.

Police also say that the victim is a 29-year-old man.

This incident is still under investigation.

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