Coroner identifies man killed in shooting at North Charleston hotel
NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting at a North Charleston hotel early Friday morning.
The Charleston County Coroner's Office says 18-year-old Quinnterrius Polite of North Charleston died at the scene of the shooting just after midnight.
A spokesman for the North Charleston Police Department says officers responded to the North Charleston Inn on West Montague Avenue to find a man unresponsive after being shot.
Dispatch officials told responding officers that a caller said someone was shot by the pool.
An officer said he located the victim lying in front of a room.
He was later pronounced dead by paramedics.
Charleston County dispatchers say the incident was reported at 12:05 a.m. Officers are investigating.
The general manager of the hotel says they are open Friday.
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