The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting incident that injured one man at a Detour Rd. home Friday night.
Deputiesresponded around 11:30 p.m. to Beaufort Memorial Hospital in reference to agunshot victim arriving for treatment. A 26-year-old male was brought in by aprivate party, the victim sustained several non-life threatening gunshotwounds.
According to the sheriff's office, as doctors were placing thevictim on a stretcher, a handgun fell out of the victim's pants. The victim wasalso found to be in possession of quantities of crack cocaine, powder cocaine, andmarijuana and drug paraphernalia.
The victim was brought to the hospital by a 30-year old femalethat was with the victim at the time he was shot. According to police, shereported that they were at a house party at 144 Detour Rd. and were bothstanding beside her vehicle when she heard gunshots. She then realized that thevictim had been shot and took him to the hospital.
The investigation remains active, and the Sheriff's Office isasking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact eitherInvestigator Sgt. C. Wilson at 843-255-3409 or Crimestoppers.