Charleston police have made an arrest in the case of a man who was shot in the chest in the city's East End on Monday.
Police arrested a 17-year-old juvenile and charged him with malicious wounding for the shooting of Michael O. Smith, according to Sgt. Eric Hodges of the Charleston Police Department.
Smith, 52, was shot once in the chest with a small-caliber handgun at about 7:30 p.m. at 914 Chilton Street, Hodges said. Smith was taken to CAMC General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Hodges said police believe Smith and the alleged shooter knew each other.
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