The Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday, September 13, on Seaside Road on St. Helena Island.
At approximately 8:45 p.m., deputies responded to the area of Seaside Road and Ginsing Lane for a report of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival deputies located one victim who was later identified as 38-year-old Anthwon Washington. The victim had life threatening injuries due to being shot multiple times. Washington was transported by Beaufort County EMS to Beaufort Memorial Hospital where he succumbed due to his injuries.
The investigation into this incident is on-going. At this time, a suspect has not been identified.
Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting is encouraged to contact Sergeant Kline AT 843-255-3430. You can also contact the Non-Emergency Dispatch line at 843-524-2777 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111, if wishing to remain anonymous.