NCPD investigating possible accidental shooting

Crime News

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department (NCPD) was dispatched to the 2600 block of Martha Drive around 3:35 p.m. on Thursday in reference to a shooting.

Officers on scene discovered that the victim, a 28 year-old male, had been shot in the leg by his brother.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the brothers were “mishandling a firearm when the victim was accidentally shot.”

NCPD reports that as of now, no charges have been filed. They note that the investigation is ongoing and subject to change.

We will provide updates as more information becomes available.

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