Deputies investigating drive-by shooting in Burton

Deputies responded to Possum Hill Rd. after reports of a gunshot victim.
Deputies responded to Possum Hill Rd. after reports of a gunshot victim.
Published: Jun. 24, 2022 at 4:13 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2022 at 4:25 PM EDT
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says a man was injured in a drive-by shooting Friday afternoon in Burton.

Deputies responded to Possum Hill Rd. at 2:00 p.m. after reports of a gunshot victim.

When they arrived, deputies found a man on the road who had been shot one time. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

“It is believed the subjects shot from a vehicle and left the scene,” the sheriff’s office said.

There is no description of the vehicle or subjects involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information can contact dispatch at 843-524-2777 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111

Another shooting happened Friday afternoon in the county that also left a person injured.

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