Man fatally shot in SC mall parking lot

November 5, 2008 5:52:50 PM PST
Gunfire broke out during an argument outside a South Carolina mall, leaving one man dead and another critically injured. Police tell The Post and Courier of Charleston that three men who were shopping Wednesday afternoon at the Citadel Mall began arguing in the parking lot. Then shots were fired.

Authorities say one man was killed, a second was critically injured, and a law enforcement officer who happened to be at the scene shot the gunman in the leg.

Names hadn't been released, and charges hadn't been filed as of Wednesday evening.

Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis tells the paper two people are in custody.

Messages left with police by The Associated Press weren't immediately returned.

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