3 injured in shooting at South Carolina mall; suspect sought

NORTH CHARLESTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A search is underway in South Carolina for a shooting suspect that injured three people at a North Charleston mall on Sunday afternoon, ABC-affiliate WCIV reports.

According to North Charleston Police, the shooting happened shortly before 2 p.m. in a "common area" of the Northwoods Mall.

Officers said two women and a man were found suffering from gunshot wounds. All three were taken to a local hospital for treatment. While not going into details, Lt. Matt Hughes with the North Charleston Police Department said two people were listed in the hospital with 'minor non-life-threatening injuries' and another with serious injuries.

"Upon arrival, we quickly determined it was not an active shooter situation," Hughes said during a news conference.

Officials released a photo of a person of interest in the shooting.


Investigators believe the shooting to be isolated.

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