Victim of early morning shooting in Dorchester County identified

Dorchester County News

UPDATE 7/8/20 –

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Melvin Smalls III (33) of North Charleston.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday at MUSC.


ORIGINAL 7/7/20 –

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in unincorporated Dorchester County.

According to the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of shots being fired in the 300 block of Archdale Blvd just after 4:00 a.m.

When deputies arrived, they located a deceased victim at one of the apartment buildings.

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