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Proudly Serving the Citizens of Beaufort County, South Carolina

For emergencies, call 9-1-1

Two residences in Sheldon were struck by gunfire overnight; one teen injured

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. on July 20, 2023, Sheriff’s deputies responded to Archie Sumpter Road in Sheldon, SC for reports of gunfire.

Two neighboring residences were struck by bullets that were fired from the road.

A sixteen-year-old who was sitting on the couch in one of the homes was struck by a bullet that penetrated the walls.

He was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening injury and has since been released.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call Lieutenant Calhoun at 843-255-3704, or if wishing to remain anonymous and for a possible reward, Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.