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Man injured in Beaufort Co. shooting

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ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting incident that left one man injured Friday night.

Deputies responded to a reported gunshot victim at Seaside Farms, located on 1368 Seaside Road, just after 9 p.m.

Upon arrival, deputies made contact with a 42-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso. The victim said he had been walking outside the migrant housing area when he was grabbed from behind by an unknown male suspect.

The suspect fired several rounds, one of which struck the victim.

Witnesses reported seeing three men fleeing the area after the shots were fired, however, no description was available.

The victim was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, and has since been released. The motive for the shooting remains unknown at this time.

The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to contact either Investigator Cpl A. Zsamar at 843-255-3408 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777.

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