Deputies investigating fatal shooting in Walterboro

VIDEO: Deputies investigating fatal shooting in Walterboro

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Colleton County deputies are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Saturday night.

The county's 911 operators received multiple reports of shots fired in the area of Gadsden Loop and Jackson Road, according to Colleton County Fire-Chief Barry McRoy. One caller to Colleton County 911 said a man had been shot in the leg, he said.

First responders found the victim lying on the ground between two homes in the 400 block of Gadsden Loop suffering multiple gunshot wounds, McRoy said.

The victim was conscious when first responders arrived, Colleton County Sheriff's Lt. Shane Roberts said.

The victim was transported to Trident Medical in Summerville for treatment but he died a few hours later, McRoy said.

There is no word on a suspect or a motive in the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing, Roberts said.

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