Man shot, wounded on St. Helena Island

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sunday morning shooting that left one man wounded on St. Helena Island.

Around 5:00 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a report of a gunshot victim on Big House Road. When they arrived, deputies secured the scene and called Emergency Medical Services to respond. The gunshot victim was an adult male.

EMS paramedics arrived and treated the wounded man, while deputies interviewed him. The victim said that he was in bed when he heard multiple gunshots coming from outside his residence. The victim reported that he was wounded by a bullet that traveled into his home.

The victim was transported to the hospital for further treatment, while deputies and investigators searched for evidence and interviewed witnesses.

Multiple cartridge casings were found and collected near the driveway of the home. Witness interviews revealed that right after the gunshots were heard, a vehicle left the area.  

As of this time, the incident remains under investigation and the victim was reported to be in stable condition.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sergeant Todd Duncan at 843-255-3418 or CrimeStoppers 1-888-CrimeSC if wishing to remain anonymous and for a possible reward.

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