North Charleston man shot in leg Wednesday near Pine Forest neighborhood

Pine Crest Apartments shooting incident, Aug. 15 (WCIV)

North Charleston Police say a man has been hospitalized after being shot early Wednesday morning.

The incident happened shortly before 1 a.m. off Old Pine Circle in the Pine Forest neighborhood, police say.

Officers say they found a man lying on the sidewalk with a bullet wound to his lower right leg.

Police say the victim told them he was walking to a convenience store on McMillan Avenue when three black males near shot at him and ran off toward Spruill Avenue.

Police continue investigating the incident.

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