Surveillance images released of man wanted in shooting on Spruill Avenue

North Charleston police have asked for the public's help identifying a man wanted in connection with a shooting Jan. 14 on Spruill Avenue. (Provided)

North Charleston police have released surveillance images of a suspect wanted in a shooting that wounded a man this month in the Chicora-Cherokee neighborhood.

Police responded to the shooting around 10 p.m. Jan. 14 near the Triangle A convenience store at 2739 Spruill Ave., at the Burton Lane intersection. A wounded man told investigators two men dressed in black had tried to rob him, then shot him in the face as he ran away, police said. The man was transported to Medical University Hospital with injuries that weren’t believed to be life-threatening.

Surveillance images released by police show the unidentified suspect at the convenience store.

He is described as a black man, between 5-foot2 and 5-foot-6 and about 25 years old. The man was pictured wearing a blue hat, a white shirt, a camouflage-colored jacket, dark pants and white and black shoes.

He was last seen running down Burton Lane, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the suspect can contact police at 554-5700 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

Reach Christina Elmore at 937-5908 or at Twitter.com/celmorePC.