Mt. Pleasant Police Continue Shooting Investigation

Police in Mt. Pleasant continue to investigate a shooting that happened Tuesday night.

Mt. Pleasant Police say they got the call about the shooting on the city’s west side just before 10:30 p.m.

Officers found a man dead when they got there.

They say the man had tried to take his own life and was then helped by his adult son.

The situation is now being treated as a homicide investigation.

Police say they’re still trying to answer a number of questions.

“It’s a very tragic situation, whatever the circumstances may be, unfortunately this family has been struck with tragedy so we are going to keep their privacy at this time. This is going to be an ongoing investigation, and it is treated as a homicide investigation,” said Officer Autume Balcom.

No arrests have been made, but police say there is no threat to the public.

0001uo00 00 20 24still001