Update: Police say Shooting in Charleston was Suicide

A man died late Tuesday night after he shot himself in downtown Charleston, according to police. Someone spotted the man lying on the steps of a church at the corner of Leon Sullivan Way and Virginia Street and called police.

The man was found with a gunshot wound just before 10 p.m. Tuesday.

He was taken to CAMC General, but died there shortly after.

Police have not yet released the victim's identity.


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