Coroner’s office identifies victim of deadly shooting in North Charleston

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a deadly shooting in North Charleston.

NCPD spokesman Spencer Pryor said officers responded to the area of Rivers Avenue and Verde Street shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Upon arrival, they found a male victim lying in front of a bench deceased from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

That victim has been identified as 44-year-old Vernon Young, according to deputy coroner, Brittney Martin.

An investigation is on-going.

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