Two different stories on the net today about the same event. What we know is that a man was shot dead at the corner of America and Amherst streets. Exactly what the news is seems to be up to speculation.
The Post and Courier goes with the headline “Man Shot to Death in Charleston” and notes that he had a criminal record that included five counts of cocaine possession with an intent to distribute.
Channel 5, on the other hand, looked for the more personal angle, with “Father of Five Murdered on Father’s Day.” Their story makes no mention of the potential tie to drugs, though neighbors mention how he was walking that street every day. Family members suggest that the motivation was robbery.