Sheriff's office investigating deadly Christmas Day shooting

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Christmas Day in Beaufort County.

On Sunday, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office and emergency medical personnel responded to a home on Jade Stone Court regarding a report of a gunshot victim.

Upon arrival, authorities found 25-year-old Adrian Allen Hilliard suffering from a serious gunshot wound. Hilliard was transported to Savannah, where he died.

Officials say the circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation.

The Beaufort County Coroner's Office is scheduling a forensic autopsy to be performed at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Anyone with information is asked to call Corporal Jeff Moran or Master Sergeant Michael Riley through Beaufort County Emergency Dispatch at 843-524-2777.

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