Coroner identifies victim following early morning shooting near West Ashley Apartment complex

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The victim of an early morning shooting in West Ashley has died, according to the Charleston Police Department.

Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert identified the victim as James Terry, 30, of North Charleston, died at MUSC after suffering a gunshot wound.

According to Charles Francis with the Charleston Police Department, officers were dispatched to the Orleans Gardens Apartments on Hazelwood Drive just before 12:30 a.m. in reference to a person who had been shot.

Upon arrival, officers met with the victim who was transferred to MUSC with unknown injuries. That victim was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call (843) 743-7200 for the on duty Central detective.

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