DCSO: Deputies investigating after shooting leaves one dead


DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCBD) — Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one person dead.

According to officials, a deputy heard shots fired while patrolling the parking lot near 8484 Dorchester Rd. just after 1:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

The deputy then exited his vehicle and found one victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

Dorchester EMS, North Charleston Fire Department, and the North Charleston Police also responded to the area.

The victim was suffering from a serious gunshot wound to the torso. Officials then transported him to Trident Medical Center where he died from his injury just before 3:00 a.m.

There is no word on a suspect at this time.

This is a developing story.

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