Bullet tears through home, hitting teen in the head

Published: Jun. 7, 2017 at 8:27 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 7, 2017 at 5:30 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Officers are investigating after a bullet tore through a North Charleston home and struck a 19-year-old in the head early Wednesday morning.

The North Charleston Police Department was called to the 2000 block of Captain Ave., near Rivers and Cosgrove before 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Residents of the home say they awoke to the sound of shots fired and found the victim in the back bedroom suffering a gunshot wound.

According to an incident report, the home looked to have been hit twice from the outside, with one bullet through the wall. The victim was taken to MUSC.

A neighbor's Chevy was also hit and several shell casings were found in the roadway outside.

The incident is still being investigated.

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