911 tapes released from October murder in Bluffton

911 tapes released from October murder in Bluffton
VICTIM: Johnathon Cherol

BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) - While Bluffton police continue to investigate an October murder, we're hearing chilling sound from the 911 tapes for the first time.

Johnathan Cherol, 33, was shot and killed at his home in Bluffton's Pinecrest neighborhood on Oct. 28th.

So far, no arrests have been made.

Operator: "911, what's you're emergency?"

Caller: "My friend has been shot and killed."

Operator: "Is he bleeding?"

Caller: "He got shot in the head. He's dead."

Operator: "Is the suspect still there?"

Caller: "I don't know. We were outside and someone shot. But we didn't hear anybody. We didn't see anybody."

Operator: "Okay, and he's not breathing?"

Caller: "No. His brain was blown out. He's dead."

The unidentified friend told the 911 operator the shots came from the golf course behind the home. Police believe Cherol was targeted and say they are continuing to interview people and follow leads.

This crime is also extremely rare for the area. Cherol's murder is the first of 2015 for Bluffton. WTOC will continue to bring you the latest developments from this investigation.

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