NCPD investigating fatal shooting on Dorchester Road

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday afternoon on Dorchester Road.

According to the North Charleston Police Department, officers responded to the 5700 block of Dorchester Road around 12:00 p.m. where they located a female suffering from gunshot injury.

“Despite life-saving efforts, the female succumbed to her injury,” said Deputy Chief Scott Deckard.

Officials say a suspect has been identified and is being questioned by detectives. They say the shooting is domestic-related.

“At this point in time, we need to be praying for all parties involved in this tragic incident. It is my understanding that there were juveniles present during the shooting and I cannot imagine what is going through their mind,” said NCPD Chief Reggie Burgess.

The Charleston County Coroner identified the victim as Jalisa Catlin (32) of North Charleston. Her cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound.