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Proudly Serving the Citizens of Beaufort County, South Carolina

For emergencies, call 9-1-1

St. Helena Island murder investigation underway

The Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an overnight shooting death of a 36-year-old Saint Helena Island man.

At approximately 11:50 p.m. on June 27, 2023, deputies were called to the area of Harbor Breeze Drive, Saint Helena Island for a report of shots fired.  The person who called 911 initially reported hearing gunfire and then noticed a vehicle sitting in the roadway.

When deputies arrived, they found a man deceased in the car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

This is an active investigation and additional details may be released later.  Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call Sergeant Snider at 843-255-3421, or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111 if wishing to remain anonymous.