Man charged with murder after shooting at Piggly Wiggly off Otranto Road

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – One person is dead following a Friday night shooting in North Charleston.

According to the North Charleston Police Department, officers responded to a reported shooting just before 8:10 p.m. and located a male victim dead inside Piggly Wiggly off Otranto Road.

Several witnesses provided a description of the suspect.

Officers responded to an address on Adeline Street shortly after “regarding information on a possible suspect,” according to officials.

Jerrold Cooper Jr, 34, was arrested and charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Police say Cooper entered the store looking for his girlfriend and started shooting.

A male victim was shot in the process.

No other details were provided. An investigation is ongoing.

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