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NEW: One killed in downtown Charleston shooting

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department said one person was killed after a shooting at a downtown gas station.

Officers responded to the Circle K gas station on Meeting Street just after 5 a.m. Friday for reported gunshots.

Sgt. Anthony Gibson said officers located a male who had been shot. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Based on the initial investigation, this appears to be an isolated incident and there is no known threat to the public at this time,” Gibson said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the on-duty detective at 843-720-2422 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

The victim’s name has not been released.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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