Charleston PD investigating downtown shooting that injured 9-year-old

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston Police Department (CPD) is investigating a shooting that injured two people late Monday night on America and Johnson Streets.

According to CPD, the victims include a man in his 20’s, who was shot in his leg, and a 9-year-old boy who was “grazed” in the leg.

Neither injury is believed to be life threatening. CPD reports that both are “alert and conscious.”

No further information is available at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact CPD at (843) 743-7200.

We will continue to provide updates as they become available.

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