One dead in Charleston County shooting

One dead in Charleston County shooting

One man is dead after a shooting in Charleston County on Saturday evening.

The coroner's office identified the victim as 26-year-old Wayne Bennett of Walterboro.

Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies arrived on Wiltown Road shortly after 6 p.m. on a report of shots fired. Once on the scene, deputies located a truck with multiple bullets holes in it. The truck had also collided into a nearby tree.

The truck was unoccupied at the time deputies arrived. Bennett, who was the driver of the truck, was taken to St. Paul's Fire Department by another individual who found him suffering from a gunshot wound. An EMS transported the gunshot victim to the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) where he was later pronounced dead.

No suspects have been identified or arrested in this investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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