NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of an early morning shooting outside a North Charleston restaurant and sports cafe.
Deputy Coroner Anita Hasert said 34-year-old Lamont Simmons died at MUSC after suffering a gunshot wound early Monday morning.
NCPD spokesman Spencer Pryor, the shooting happened just before 2:00 a.m. at Dreams Restaurant & Sports Café on Dorchester Road.
Upon arrival, officers located a male victim on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to MUSC where he later died.
According to witnesses, the victim and an acquaintance were outside of the location when a male suspect approached the victim and fired shots.
Investigators believe the incident was a targeted shooting.
An investigation is on-going.