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Charleston shooting victim identified, investigation continues

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Charleston DPS is investigating a shooting that they say happened Tuesday night near Lincoln Park. 

According to Chief Robert Hearnes, the shooting happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday night.

The chief says officers were responding to a call of a fight when they received a second call of shots fired.

Chief Hearnes says 20-year-old Christopher Smith of Charleston was shot. 

He was air lifted to an area hospital for treatment and was listed in stable condition.

It happened near Lincoln Park, which is near the housing authority office.

The chief says the shooting is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call DPS at (573) 683-3737.

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