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Investigators seek information on suspects involved in an October shooting incident

Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for 19-year-old Kennard Terry-Mitchell of Beaufort in connection to an October shooting at a gas station in Burton. Terry-Mitchell is wanted for attempted murder, aggravated breach of peace, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and pointing and presenting a firearm.

Investigators continue to look for 23-year-old Alexander Xavier Smalls in connection to this same incident. He has warrants for his arrest in connection to the shooting. Smalls is known to frequent the Seabrook area of Beaufort County, Midtown Drive Apartments in Port Royal, and Southwood Park Drive on Hilton Head Island.

Both individuals should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you know where Terry-Mitchell or Smalls may be, please call Sgt. Jennifer Snider at 843-255- 3421 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111 if wishing to remain anonymous.

BACKGROUND:
At about 11:40 p.m. on October 25, 2022, deputies were called to Enmark gas station located at 3076 Trask Parkway, Burton, SC for a complaint of gunfire.

When they arrived, deputies found a 20-year-old Sheldon resident with a gunshot wound. The man was transported to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment and released.

Through the investigation, 23-year-old Alexander Xavier Smalls of Beaufort was identified as the person responsible for the shooting, and 19-year-old Kennard Terry Mitchell was identified as being involved as well. This incident was not a random act of violence and the victim was familiar with Smalls.

 

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