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Four gun-related incidents under investigation in Charleston County

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County dispatchers confirm that law enforcement are investigating four separate gun incidents overnight Tuesday within the county.

The first incident happened around 10:15pm Monday at Northwoods Mall. North Charleston Police were called to the area for reports of gun shots. Our photojournalist on the scene says officers were outside the food court near Sears. Our photojournalist saw several shell casings on the roadway. Dispatchers tell us no one was injured.

Charleston County dispatchers also confirm a shooting at the Ashley Shores Apartments off Azalea Drive. It happened just before 2:30am Tuesday, in the Dame Court area. North Charleston Police say officers responded to the gunfire. According to police, a short time later a victim showed up at the police department's South Precinct. He alleges he was shot at while leaving the Ashley Shores neighborhood. Police say the victim was not hit by any bullets, and the victim does not know who fired the gun.

Dispatchers say shots were fired at a vehicle but no one was injured.

Law enforcement is also investigating a third shooting. This one happened on Hackemann Avenue, also in North Charleston. Hackemann Avenue is located just off Meeting Street near the King Street extension. Dispatchers tell Live 5 News that two people were shot in the leg.

The fourth gun-related incident that dispatch confirms was an armed robbery. It happened at the Circle K convenience store on the corner of West Montague Avenue and Dorchester Road. North Charleston Police say they are searching for the suspect who stole cash, cigarettes, and beer. Police say the suspect was last seen running toward I-526. Non one was hurt.

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