Beaufort News

Shots fired on St. Helena Island injure 1

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to reports of shots fired outside 21 Lounge & Grill, 1538 Sea Island Parkway, on St. Helena Island early Saturday morning.

One person was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital and later released with a superficial graze to the left arm, according to a Sheriff's Office report.

No other injuries were reported. No suspect had been identified.

Deputies found shell casings in the parking lot and roadway. Witness accounts on the number of gunshots fired vary from about seven to 10 up to 15 to 20. One witness told a deputy the shots sounded like they were from a handgun.

Those interviewed in the report said they were inside the club at the time and did not see the shooting occur.

Deputies continue to investigate and no further information was available Sunday afternoon.

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