Man charged with attempted murder in connection to shooting in Beaufort

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) - The Beaufort Police Department has arrested a man on attempted murder charges.

Officials say the shooting happened Monday night on Southside Boulevard. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the lower part of his body.

Police say 19-year-old Jontez Johnson is charged with attempted murder and malicious injury to personal property.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

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