One dead following fatal shooting, search on for suspect

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC –  Police are investigating a fatal shooting incident that left one dead early Sunday morning.

According to a Sunday press release, officers were dispatched around 5 am to the area of Emden and Piedmont streets following reports of a shooting.

On scene officers found the body of a deceased black male lying on the street.

Preliminary information indicates the victim was having a conversation with someone inside a vehicle at Emden and Piedmont streets when a black male exited the vehicle and began shooting him.

The suspect was wearing a gray hoodie and dark pants. He was seen getting back into the vehicle and leaving the area.

Officials say there is no description at this time of the suspect or vehicle, and that the incident remains under investigation.

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