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Proudly Serving the Citizens of Beaufort County, South Carolina

For emergencies, call 9-1-1

Three dead in Eddings Point Road shooting, investigation underway

At around 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of three adults wounded by gunfire at a residence on Eddings Point Rd., St. Helena Island.

When they arrived, deputies secured the scene for Beaufort County Emergency Services to tend to the wounded people: two were pronounced dead at the scene, one was transported and later died at the Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Investigators continue to process the scene for forensic evidence and interview witnesses.

It is believed that all parties involved in the shooting have been identified and located; there is no public safety threat.

Additional information, including identities of the deceased, will be released when next of kin are notified.