Police have made an arrest in the killing of a 19-year-old man found dead on a North Charleston road early Monday morning.
Officers responded to a report of a man bleeding in the street on the 7200 block of Stall Road around 12:40 a.m. The man was deceased when officers arrived and had a visible gunshot wound.
Officials identified the victim Monday night as North Charleston resident Cristian Ramirez.
North Charleston Police arrested Juan Javier Reyes Perez, 40, later Monday morning, said Scott Deckard, deputy chief of the North Charleston Police Department.
Perez is facing charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He will have a bond hearing Tuesday.
The killing marks the 43rd homicide in the tri-county this year and the 18th in North Charleston, according to a Post and Courier database.