Coroner identifies victim of St. Francis Street shooting

Charleston County News

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – UPDATE:

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified Courtenay Smalls (29) as the victim of a shooting that occurred Wednesday night on St. Francis Street.

The Coroner confirms that Smalls died of a gunshot wound on the scene.

The North Charleston Police Department continues the investigation.


ORIGINAL:

The North Charleston Police Department (NCPD) is investigating a murder that occurred around 7:16 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to NCPD, officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of St. Francis Street “in reference to an individual bleeding in front of a residence.”

Officers confirmed that a male victim was suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim died from his injuries.

News 2 is en route to the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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