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Sheriff’s Office investigating Saint Helena Island shooting that left two men wounded

On December 18, 2022 at approximately 9:50 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home on Sea Island Parkway, Saint Helena, SC for a report of a gunshot victim.  When deputies arrived at the residence, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

A 38-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries to his extremities and is being treated at a local hospital.  A 19-year-old man suffered more substantial injuries and is currently in stable condition at the Medical University of South Carolina.

The incident is being investigated as a burglary-home invasion.  There were three people at the home when two men armed with guns forcibly entered the residence and began firing at them.

This investigation is currently active and ongoing.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Sgt. Matt Wilfong at 843-255-3439 or if wishing to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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