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Victim recovering after shooting at Tiger Express on St. Helena Island

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ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is still investigating after a shooting took place at the Tiger Express gas station on St. Helena Island, Monday night. 

It happened around 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the gas station on Sea Island Parkway. Investigators say an adult male victim was transported to Beaufort Memorial Hospital and later flown to the Medical University of South Carolina for treatment of gunshot wounds. He is still in the hospital recovering. 

Investigators are asking for assistance from the public in helping to identify the subject(s) responsible for the shooting. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sgt. Adam Draisen at 843.255.3409 or CrimeStoppers at 1.888.CrimeSC if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward.

Details are limited at this time, but investigators said the victim was shot several times while in his vehicle. They say the victim returned fire. 

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