Monday afternoon shooting on James Island leaves one person dead, one injured, police report

James Island, South Carolina – Monday afternoon shooting on James Island was fatal for one person while another is in critical condition and hospitalized for treatment, local authorities confirmed.

According to Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched at the scene to the 1200 block of Oceanview Road on James Island in the afternoon hours around 3:30 p.m. following a 911 call in regards to a shooting.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found two victims with gunshot wounds. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second person was still alive but in critical condition.

The identity of the dead victim was not immediately released by the local authorities.

As soon as the EMS crews arrived at the scene, the injured shooting victim was transferred to hospital for treatment. As of writing of this article, the victim was still in critical condition.

The shooting incident is under investigation by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.

Once more details are available, we will update the case.

Cindy Carey


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