NCPD: Juvenile’s charges upgraded to murder after shooting victim dies

North Charleston Police say the juvenile previously charged with assault and battery in a Nov. 3 shooting is now facing murder charges after the victim died. The 17-year-old male suspect was originally charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. However, after the victim’s death, the charges were upgraded to murder. Officers were dispatched to the area of Ward Avenue on Nov. 3 for a reported carjacking.