NCPD: One injured in unknown incident early Saturday morning

Crime News

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department (NCPD) is investigating an early Saturday morning incident that left one person injured.

According to NCPD, officers were called to the 4900 block of O’Hear Avenue shortly before 12:30 a.m. for a reported shooting.

They found a man suffering from what officers initially believed to be gunshot wounds, and took him to the hospital for treatment.

As the preliminary investigation unfolded, NCPD revised the original assessment and determined that the origin of the injuries is actually unknown:

“Based on the investigation to this point, NCPD cannot confirm that the injuries that the victim sustained in this incident are from a gunshot.”


Detectives are investigating “to determine how the individual was injured, what caused the injury, and at what location he was injured.”

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that the victim’s injuries are of unknow origin.

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