Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office makes arrest in Harrison Island Rd. shooting

John Patrick Shea
John Patrick Shea(Beaufort County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 12:37 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 9, 2023 at 5:05 PM EST
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BLUFFTON, S.C. (WTOC) - UDPATE: The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested 27-year-old John Patrick Shea in connection to the shooting that happened on Harrison Island Road in Bluffton on March 2nd.

John Patrick Shea is charged with two counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating as shooting that left one woman injured.

It happened Thursday on Harrison Island Road in Bluffton around 7:45 a.m. Deputies found a woman injured from a gunshot wound in a vehicle.

People in the area reported hearing several shots fired prior to the victim being found. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to call dispatch at 843.524.2777 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843.554.1111.