Coroner identifies victim following an early morning shooting on Stall Road

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A suspect has been arrested in the early morning shooting on Stall Road.

Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert has identified the victim following an early morning shooting on Stall Road.

Cristian Ramirez, 19-year-old male from North Charleston, died on scene as a result of a gunshot wound in the early morning hours of August 12, according to Deputy Coroner Hasert.

According to Deputy Chief Scott Deckard with the North Charleston Police Department, 40-year-old Juan Javier Reyes Perez was taken into custody Monday.

Perez is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Deckard said officers responded to 7251 Stall Road around 12:42 a.m. after receiving a report of an individual who was bleeding in the roadway.

When officers arrived, they located a deceased 19-year-old male. Deckard said the victim had visible gunshot injuries to his body.

The North Charleston Police Department is the investigating agency. 

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