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Sheriff’s Office seeks public assistance locating Beaufort man wanted for attempted murder

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a Beaufort man wanted for attempted murder.

On July 16, 2022 at approximately 12:30 p.m., deputies responded to the Shell gas station in Grays Hill following a report of a gunshot victim. Upon their arrival, deputies located the victim and secured the scene. The victim was transported by Beaufort County EMS to Beaufort Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies also located two subjects believed to have been involved in the shooting, 25-year-old Vincent Leroy Williams and 23-year-old Shiron Joseph Brown. Both subjects were detained and later arrested for attempted murder and aggravated breach of peace.

Investigators learned there was a third subject involved in the shooting, 20-year-old Raul Francisco Doporto. Arrest warrants were obtained for Doporto for attempted murder and aggravated breach of peace.

So far attempts to locate Doporto have been unsuccessful.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Doporto is encouraged to contact MSgt. Adam Draisen at 843-255-3404 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111, if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward.

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