The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at Laurel Village Mobile Home Park in Burton Monday.
At 5:23 p.m., BCSO responded to a report of shots fired at Laurel Village. Upon arrival, deputies discovered 36-year-old Hikeem Barnwell, of Burton, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Barnwell was transported to Beaufort Memorial Hospital where he later died. A forensic autopsy is scheduled to be performed Tuesday morning.
The subject remains at large.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Sergeant Andrew Rice at 843.255.3429 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.274.6372 or text the word TIPSC with a message to Crime 274637.
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