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Victim in deadly Beaufort shooting identified

Beaufort police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting early Saturday outside the Elks Lodge on Church Street as 40-year-old Steven Brown of Beaufort.

Two other people wounded in the incident just after midnight were identified as a 26-year-old man from Sheldon and a 23-year-old man from Dale, according to a police department news release.

The victim of an earlier shooting outside the IHOP restaurant on Robert Smalls Parkway was identified as a 20-year-old man from Shell Point, the release said. That shooting occurred just before 11:30 p.m. Friday.

The investigations into both shootings are ongoing, the release said.

Anyone with information can call Investigator Raley at 843-322-7914, the 24-hour dispatch center at 843-524-2777 or the tip line at 843-322-7938.

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