GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) – A public charter school in Goose Creek held an emergency e-learning day after police said a body was found in the school’s parking lot Wednesday morning.
Mevers School of Excellence, which is located off Henry E Brown Jr. Blvd., announced it would hold an e-learning day for students and apologized for the late notice.
News 2 learned that the Goose Creek Police Department received a call from a staff member who had just arrived to work about a possible shooting at the school around 6:15 a.m.
Investigators found the body of a 31-year-old man in the parking lot when they arrived. According to GCPD, the man drove his car to the school shortly after midnight and exited his vehicle shortly after arriving. Shell casings were found at the scene, leading investigators to believe that the man was shot at the school.
“The victim has been identified. His identity is being withheld until family members have been notified,” said Capt. James Brown with the Goose Creek Police Department.
They said at no time were any students or staff members in danger. Police said the body is not associated with the school and was an isolated incident.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has information about the shooting should contact the Goose Creek Police Department (843) 863-5200.
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