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Shots fired in Burton mobile home park


The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted murder in Burton.

Deputies responded at about 11 p.m. Monday to Taylor's mobile home park on a report of a person shot.

The mobile home was open and three children were found sleeping inside, but no gunshot victim was found.

The children's mother, ran after she heard gunshots. The victim states her ex-boyfriend has been calling her throughout the day asking what she was doing, who she was with and that he was going to stop by, according the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. The victim says she stopped answering phone calls from him.

The victim told deputies that she, her mother, a cousin, a male friend and the children were inside the mobile home when her ex-boyfriend went inside. She said the man stole a key to her home can came in without her consent. She said that when she saw him in her mobile home, she, her mother, her cousin and friend ran out leaving the children behind.

The victim said that as she was running down the street, she heard three gunshots. She ran to her mother's residence and called 911.

Deputies found the vehicle that belonged to the victim's male friend in Bluffton. They discovered that the suspect had shot the vehicle several times. Not one was injured.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident can call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1.888.CRIME.SC.

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