NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – At about 9 a.m. February 23rd, Officers responded to a shooting incident at a residence in the 2800 block of O’Brien St.
North Charleston Police Investigators have charged 37-year-old Redante Young, the male subject who brought the gun into the residence, with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Violent Felon.
Young is a cousin to the victim.
Public Information Officer Spencer Pryor stated that once officers were on scene, they located a 1-year old male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to MUSC.
During the preliminary investigation, it was discovered that the victim and his 6-year old brother were in the room when the 6-year old discovered a firearm and discharged it, striking the victim, Pryor added.
The investigation is ongoing and any updates will be forwarded when available.