Man shot in back on Harris St.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A Charleston City Police officer was on patrol Monday evening when he heard 8-10 gunshots and found a man shot in the back, according to reports.

The officer said when he went towards the sound of the gunfire, he saw a group of "several black males" running away towards Morrison Drive and heard the victim screaming "They shot me!"

The officer found the victim with a gunshot wound to his upper back and had him transported to MUSC.

If you have any information on this or any other crime you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.