1 dead, 1 arrested following West Ashley parking lot shooting

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WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – One person is dead and another arrested following an early morning shooting that happened in the parking lot of a West Ashley bar.

Officers with the Charleston Police Department responded to a location near Back 9 Pub on Ashley River Road after receiving reports of a shooting just before 1:00 a.m.

One person was found suffering from a gunshot wound. We’re told that person, identified in a police report as Randall Lambert, died as a result of the shooting.

Police arrested 33-year-old Joseph Arthur Collins for the crime. He is being charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

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