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      Police: Man shot in butt in downtown Charleston

      CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man was shot in the buttocks outside a Columbus Street store in downtown Charleston, police said.{}

      The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m., police said.{}

      The victim was taken to the Medical University Hospital, police said. Police later identified the man as{}Bernard Blunt, 30, of Hanover Street.

      Officials have not released information on the condition of the victim or a motive.{}

      Stay with ABCNews4 for more on this developing story.{}

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