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Man shot on Lady's Island


The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred late Tuesday night on Lady's Island.

Deputies responded just after 10 p.m. to an area on Youmans Drive on a report of shots fired.

During the investigation deputies were notified that a gunshot victim had arrived at Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment.

A 25-year-old man told deputies that he had been shot by in the area of 27 Youmans Drive. After he was shot, the man ran to a nearby home of a family member. He was then taken to the emergency room. The victim was flown to Medical University of South Carolina for treatment. He is in serious condition but is stable. 

Several witnesses said they had heard a gunshot and saw the victim running down Youmans Drive, as if being pursued, according to the BCSO. 

A motive or suspect has not yet been identified. However, investigators are following up on several leads. 

Anyone with information can contact either Investigator Cpl. J. Malphrus at 843.255.3426 or CrimeStoppers.

To report crime, call CrimeStoppers at 1.888.CRIME-SC (274-6372) or text the word TIPSC with a message to CRIMES (274637).

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