CPD investigating fatal shooting at Motel 6 on Savannah Highway

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities in Charleston are investigating a fatal shooting that happened at a Motel 6 late Monday night.

According to Charles Francis with the Charleston Police Department, an adult male was shot at the motel located at 2058 Savannah Highway.

The victim, Rafael Dearmas, 37, died on the scene as a result of injuries sustained from a gunshot wound.

Dispatch received the call around 11:15 p.m.

Investigators say they working to determine why the shooting occurred.

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