Woman shot in North Charleston dies, man now in custody charged with murder

Credit: WCBD/Colby Thelen

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The North Charleston Police Department is investigating following a deadly shooting.

The North Charleston Police Department responded to the 3300 block of Ashley Phosphate Road just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28 in reference to a man barricading himself inside of an apartment with a woman who had been shot.

Officers persuaded 55-year-old Tommy Jones to leave the apartment, and found the woman’s body.

Jones is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a crime. He is expected to face a bond court judge at 7 Wednesday evening.

Meantime, we are working to learn the identity of the victim from the Charleston County Coroner’s Office.

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