Man injured in shooting faces gun, drug charges

mmcnab@beaufortgazette.comMarch 11, 2014 

Marvin Huggins

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A Beaufort man injured in a shooting Friday in Seabrook was charged with drug and weapons offenses Tuesday after he was released from the hospital, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

A handgun, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found on 26-year-old Marvin Huggins as he was being treated Friday for several gunshot wounds at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, a news release said.

He was charged with unlawfully carrying a firearm, simple possession of marijuana, trafficking crack and trafficking cocaine.

Huggins was shot outside a party at a on Detour Road at about 11:30 p.m., according to a 30-year-old woman who brought him to the emergency room.

Huggins was in the Beaufort County Detention Center on Tuesday awaiting a bond hearing. No suspects or motive has been uncovered in the shooting, the release said.

Anyone with information on the shooting can contact Sgt. C. Wilson at 843-255-3409 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-274-6372 or by texting the word TIPSC with a message to 274637.

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