Mount Pleasant gunshot victim taken to hospital

A man was shot Thursday in Mount Pleasant, according to police.

Officers met with the victim near a shopping center at Belle Station Boulevard and Egypt Road, off Long Point Road, but that is not where the shooting occurred, according to Inspector Chip Googe.

He said investigators were still trying to find out where the shooting occurred. It was reported just before 4:15 p.m. and the man was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, Googe said. He would not release where the man was shot.

Googe said the shooting was not random and there is no believed threat to the community.

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