Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting on Lady’s Island

Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting on Lady’s Island

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WTOC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting at a home on Stevic Court on Lady’s Island shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Beaufort County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene to find Adam Todd Saeed, 23, of Roswell, Ga. unresponsive from apparent gunshot wounds, according to a release. Two adults were also wounded in the shooting, and both were taken to a nearby hospital. One has been released after treatment, and the other remains in the hospital in stable condition.

The suspect(s) left the scene before law enforcement arrived. The Sheriff’s Office believes there is no threat to the general public at this time, according to an initial release.

“There were witnesses at the scene that saw a man fleeing on foot. And possibly got in a vehicle. So the threat was not to the general public,” said Bob Bromage with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Scene Unit were on the scene Sunday night to interview witnesses and recover forensic evidence. The Beaufort County Coroner’s Office was also on the scene and will be performing a forensic autopsy this week.

“Most shooting incidents are targeted. So knowing that interpersonal violence is hard to prevent.”

They say interpersonal violence is difficult to predict and, therefore, stop. They say as of now the best way they can investigate this situation is to get information from neighbors or anyone who might have seen where the suspect went.

“Obviously we are concerned about the safety to our community. Shooting incidences do occur and we require information from the public to further those investigations.”

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Cpl. Dario Sosa at 843-255-3435 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111 for anonymous tips.

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