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Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
Sunday April 14th, 2019 :: 07:55 a.m. EDT


Sheriff's Office investigating a shooting incident on Laurel Street East in Burton, one man deceased.

At approximately 2:00 a.m., Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a shooting incident that occurred outside of a residence on Laurel Street East in Burton. When deputies arrived, they learned that a man had been shot and killed by an unknown male subject. Deputies also learned that the unknown subject fled the area, prior to their arrival. The Crime Scene Unit is on scene processing for forensic evidence and investigators are conducting interviews of witnesses.

Additional information, including the deceased man's identity, will be released when available. Anyone with information is urged to call Sheriff's Office Dispatch at 843-524-2777 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111 if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward. 

We appreciate your patience and continued commitment to the safety of our community. 

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
2001 Duke St
Beaufort, SC 29902

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 843-255-3200

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