Deputies continuing to investigate Beaufort Co. shooting which left 2 injured

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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Beaufort County deputies are continuing to investigate a shooting which left two people injured on Thursday afternoon.

Battery Creek High School and Robert Smalls International Academy were been placed on lockdown, according to officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.

Shortly after 3 p.m., deputies responded to Jennings Road to a shooting incident with two gunshot victims.

“The victims—two adult males—were transported to the Beaufort Memorial Hospital,” BCSO officials said. One man has been treated and released while the other was taken to MUSC and is in stable condition.

The sheriff’s office said it was reported that multiple subjects fled the Jennings Road scene prior to the arrival of deputies.

“The scene of the shooting was secured and K-9 units were deployed in an attempt to locate the subjects,” BCSO officials said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is encouraged to call Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 843-524-2777 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111, if wishing to remain anonymous and for possible reward.

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