Coroner identifies victim of Saturday-morning shooting outside Dorchester Road gas station

Crime News

UPDATE: JANUARY 9, 2022 | 9:33 A.M. – The Charleston County Coroner identifies the victim killed in Saturday morning’s shooting outside a gas station on Dorchester Road.

Coroner Bobbi O’Neal releases the name of Bobby Warthaw (34) from the North Charleston area.

O’Neal says that Warthaw was pronounced dead around 4:32 a.m., on the scene after sustaining a fatal gunshot wound.

An investigation by North Charleston PD is underway.


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department (NCPD) is investigating a deadly shooting that happened Saturday morning.

According to NCPD, officers responded to the 3600 block of Dorchester Road around 4:24 a.m. after a reported shooting that happened near an area business.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead after bystanders, officers and medics attempted lifesaving measures.

No arrests have been made and an investigation is underway.

Count on 2 for updates.

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