One person dead after shooting on St. Helena Island

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By WTOC Staff

Published: Sep. 13, 2022 at 9:53 PM EDT

ST. HELENA ISLAND, Sc. (WTOC) - One person has died after a shooting on Seaside Road on St. Helena Island on Tuesday.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the area of Seaside Road and Ginsing Lane for a gunshot victim at about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday night.

One person was found shot multiple times and taken to the hospital where they later died. The victim has been identified as 38-year-old Anthwon Washington.

According to the sheriff’s office, the investigation is active and ongoing. A suspect has not been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency Dispatch at 843-524-2777 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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