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Beaufort deputies investigating BB-gun vandalism reports

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

Beaufort County deputies are investigating nearly two dozen reports of shots fired and malicious injury to property from what they believe is a BB-type gun.

Deputies say between July 10 and July 25, they have received 22 reports of such damage involving both businesses and vehicles. The incidents are occurring on a daily basis and generally appear to be happening between 7 p.m. and 8 a.m., deputies say.

Northern Hilton Head Island is the most affected area, deputies say.

Anyone who sees suspicious activity or the sound of shots being fired in the area should call Investigator Moran of the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office at (843) 255-3422 or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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