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Investigation under way after person found shot dead in Burton

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The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after someone was found shot dead Sunday afternoon in the Lowcountry. 

Deputies along with Beaufort County EMS responded to Staffwood Lane in Burton around 5:20 p.m. Sunday. There they found the victim, a black male, had suffered a fatal gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene by EMS crews.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. The shooting remains under investigation. 

If you have any information reguarding the shooting, please contact Staff Sergeant Fraser at 843.255.3416 or South Carolina Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (274-6372).

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