Deputies from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting incident that took place early on Saturday morning in a residence on Sonya Faye Lane.
A man who was wounded at the home drove himself to a nearby convenience store on Roseida Road, where he encountered a deputy sheriff in the parking lot. EMS was immediately called to treat the man and transport him to a nearby hospital.
During this incident, the Sheriff's Office Emergency Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a different adult male located at the house on Sonya Faye Lane. Deputies hastened to secure the scene.
The shotgun used in the shooting was recovered by officials. The parties involved have been identified and located. No one has been charged at this time.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital and later flown to another for treatment. At this time there is still no update on his condition.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Emergency Dispatch 9-1-1 or CrimeStoppers 1-888-CrimeSC if wishing to remain anonymous. Tipsters may qualify for a possible reward.
This incident is still under investigation.
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