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Man dies after being shot in South Carolina home invasion

August 1, 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police say a man shot and killed on a South Carolina island was a victim of a home invasion.

Charleston police officers were called to a home on James island shortly after 2:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Cole Smith.

Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis says officers found the victim in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head. Smith was taken to the Medical University of South Carolina where he died.

No arrests have been made. Investigators have not released a possible motive or other details.

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