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Sheriff’s Office investigating a shooting on St. Helena Island, one man dead.

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Just before 11:00 last night, Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a gunshot victim on Keystone Drive, St. Helena Island.


When they arrived, deputies learned that 30-year-old Anthony Rivers Jr. was shot by unknown subjects outside a residence during a social gathering.
 
Rivers Jr. was transported to the Beaufort Memorial Hospital by Beaufort County Emergency Medical Services, where he later died as a result of his wounds. 
 
Investigators interviewed witnesses and processed the scene for forensic evidence. No subjects have been identified. 
 
The Beaufort County Coroner’s Office advised that a forensic autopsy will be conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina.
 
Anyone who has information on Anthony Rivers Jr.’s shooting death is urged to contact Staff Sergeant Todd Duncan at 843-255-3418 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111, if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward.
 
The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office appreciates your partnership in the safety of our community.