Deputies continue investigation into shooting that killed woman, child

Deputies continue investigation into shooting that killed woman, child
Charleston County deputies are investigating the deaths of a woman and a child at a Leeds Avenue home. (Source: Live 5)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies are continuing their investigation into the shooting deaths of a woman and child at a North Charleston home.

Capt. Roger Antonio said officers responded to the reported shooting at approximately 10:20 a.m.

Once at the scene, deputies found the bodies inside a home in the 2600 block of Leeds Avenue, he said.

Approximately 15 deputies and investigators were at the scene and said they were canvassing the area, but would not say whether they were looking for a specific person.

Deputies have also not confirmed whether the woman and child were related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700.

Officials say the first 911 call came in at 10:20 a.m. morning, and when first responders got to the residence they found the woman and child dead with gunshot wounds.

Deputies say the age of the child is also not known but they believe he or she was younger than 10.

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