Joseph Wright Jr. of North Charleston dies in fatal Ladson shooting – Sunday, May 1, 2022

Ladson shooting death of Joseph Wright Jr. SC – Obituary

Joseph Wright Jr. was identified as the person killed in a fatal North Charleston shooting that occurred on Sunday, May 1, 2022. The shooting happened at the Harborstone Apartments at about 12:15 a.m.

According to one witness, she heard gunfire near the 700 building and then heard a lady scream.

Investigators interviewed with witnesses who detailed an incident between one victim and suspects, during which a group of young males opened fire on the victim’s vehicle, injuring the victim.

While officers were still on the scene, they were informed that a gunshot victim had arrived at a nearby hospital with gunshot wounds.

That person was later declared deceased. Joseph Wright Jr., 18, of North Charleston, was identified as the victim by Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal.