Man found shot to death in West Ashley, police say

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man was found shot to death in West Ashley Wednesday night, police say.

According to Charleston police, the shooting happened near 640 Sequoia Street. Officials said the victim was found behind an apartment building not far from Savannah Highway and Wappoo Road.

The coroner's office on Thursday identified the shooting victim as 23-year-old Deontre Miles, of Moncks Corner. Miles died at the scene, officials said.

Police say the shooting happened around 8:50 p.m. There are no suspects in the case currently. Officers were canvassing that scene for hours.

Police haven't released any details on a motive or suspects.

If anyone has any information on this or any other crime, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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