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Man shot while driving on Edding White Rd. in St. Helena

ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was shot in the hand while driving on Edding White Road in St. Helena Island around 10 p.m. on Sunday.

The victim stated a when a vehicle passed him on the roadway going the opposite direction, an occupant of the vehicle shot at him. 

The victim and his vehicle were struck by what appeared to be birdshot from a shotgun. 

He was treated at the Beaufort Memorial Hospital and later transferred to the Medical University of South Carolina as the wound caused extensive damage to his hand.   

The victim is expected to recover.   

The incident is under investigation. A description of the suspect(s) is unavailable and they are currently at-large.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Sergeant Andrew Rice at 843.255.3429 or CrimeStoppers 1.888.CrimeSC if wishing to remain anonymous and for a possible reward.  

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