Person of interest

North Charleston police say this man is a person of interest in a fatal shooting in April at Rivers and Verde avenues. North Charleston Police Department/Provided

North Charleston police have released surveillance footage of a man they are trying to identify in connection with a fatal shooting last month. 

Video and photos released Monday show a person of interest in an April 25 shooting at Rivers and Verde avenues, according to North Charleston Police Department spokesman Spencer Pryor. 

Officers responded to the area shortly before 8:30 p.m. and found the body of 44-year-old Vernon Young of Charleston lying in front a bench. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died before help arrived. 

Anyone with information about the identification of the person of interest is asked to call police at 843-554-5700 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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Angie Jackson covers crime and breaking news for The Post and Courier. She previously covered the same beat for the Grand Rapids Press and MLive.com in Michigan. When she’s not reporting, Angie enjoys teaching yoga and exploring the outdoors.

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