One person was wounded this afternoon in a shooting in West Ashley, officials report.

The shooting occurred around 12:40 p.m. on Hazelwood Drive near Orleans Road, according to Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis. The street is less than a mile east of Citadel Mall.

One man was shot in the shoulder, Francis said. The wounded man was transported to Medical University Hospital with injuries that weren't believed to be life threatening, he said.

Detectives remain at the scene gathering information about the shooter.

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