Man shoots, kills himself in front of deputies on Edisto Island

EDISTO ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County sheriff's deputies are investigating a deadly shooting on Highway 174 on Edisto Island Monday morning.

Deputies responded to an accident a little after 4 a.m. Monday and upon arrival, they saw a man standing in the back of a truck. According to deputies, the man appeared to have a gun. As deputies approached, they say the man fatally shot himself in the chest.

After further investigation, deputies say the tags on the truck do not match the truck and that there was damage to the truck's front windshield.

The incident is still under investigation and little information is available at this time.

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