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Suspect in Beaufort Gunfight Turns Self In

There has been an arrest in Beaufort's latest shooting death. O'Neil Washington turned himself in this morning. Deputies say he and two other men broke into William Bell's apartment in Heritage Woods last Wednesday.

Gunfire broke out between the four men. Bell was wounded and 19-year-old Herbert Washington died in the shootout.

Deputies don't know who shot Herbert Washington. They're charging O'Neil with burglary, assault and battery with intent to kill and conspiracy.

Reported by: Mike Manhatton,

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