Man dies in North Charleston shooting

A person was killed early Saturday in a North Charleston shooting.

Officers responded around 4 a.m. to a Pearson Street home after receiving a report of someone suffering a gunshot wound, police spokesman Spencer Pryor said.

The victim, described only as a black male, ran into the home through a back door and collapsed on the floor, police learned. Paramedics pronounced the person dead at the scene, Pryor said.

Police are still investigating the person’s relationship to the home, how he was shot and where, Pryor said.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has not yet released his identity.

Anyone with information about the shooting can contact Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

Reach Christina Elmore at 843-937-5908.