Deputies investigating shooting death on Saxby Hill Road
by The Press and Standard | August 16, 2018 3:03 pm
Last Updated: August 16, 2018 at 3:05 pm
The roadway in the 1200 block of Saxby Hill Road became clogged with emergency vehicles today at about 11:15 a.m. as members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Colleton County Fire-Rescue responded a report of a male lying alongside the roadway.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said he pronounced the 33-year-old male dead at the scene today at 12:45 p.m. Carter said the victim sustained gunshot wounds.
Carter said the death investigation is continuing and the body had been sent to the forensic unit of the Medical University of South Carolina.
Deputy Coroner Chuck Walker assisted Carter at the scene.
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office PIO Tony Jones reported the sheriff’s office investigators are in the early stages of the investigation and will provide more details as soon as available.