Burton man shot Thursday

rlurye@islandpacket.comMarch 7, 2014 

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for the gunman who wounded a 32-year-old Burton man late Thursday.

Deputies were called shortly before 11 p.m. to the 90 block of Coinbow Loop, where they found the victim doubled over on a couch with gunshot wounds to the leg and hips, a report said.

The victim said he did not know who shot him or why. The suspect entered the home through a back door, fired several shots and ran, a news release said.

The victim was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. His condition was not available Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information can call Sgt. A. Zsamar at 843-255-3408 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (274-6372), or text TIPSC with a message to CRIMES (274637).

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