Police: Man dies after playing with gun in North Charleston apartment

(Ava Wilhite/WCIV)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man died after drinking all night and drunkenly playing with a gun at his North Charleston apartment, police said Thursday.

Police were called to the Stall Road apartment around 11:15 a.m. for a reported shooting.{}

They found that an Hispanic man had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the investigation, officials learned the man had been drinking all night long and playing with a gun. A witness told police there was a loud bang and the man was found lying on the floor.{}

The coroner's office has not released the man's identity.

Police are still investigating the incident.