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Man sought for weekend shooting on Hilton Head Island

On Tuesday, June 13, 2023, Investigators obtained arrest warrants for 31-year-old Bernard Garvin in relation to Friday night’s Hilton Head Gardens shooting incident.

Garvin is wanted for charges of attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, and pointing and presenting a firearm at a person.

To recap, deputies were called to Hilton Head Gardens for reports of a shooting at approximately 8:46 p.m. A woman sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her head.

Investigators learned that the victim tried to intervene in a dispute between Garvin and another woman. This intervention led to Garvin discharging a firearm several times in the apartment complex-ultimately shooting the woman. He then pointed the firearm at another person who was also present when this incident occurred.

Anyone with information on Bernard Garvin’s whereabouts is asked to contact our communications center at 843-524-2777, or if wishing to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

Please do not approach Garvin as he is to be considered armed and dangerous.