Colleton County Fire-Rescue


08/September/2013 – Stabbing Incident – “C” Shift

Incident # 13-04906 – A 32 year old Walterboro man received a life threatening stab wound to the back at a Trevor Drive residence Sunday morning 08-September. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the location for an unrelated incident and found the injured man when they arrived. Fire-Rescue was notified at 02:48. Medic 1 found the man lying near the street. He had a stab wound to the upper back and complained of difficulty breathing and other associated problems. Firefighter-Paramedics quickly treated him at the scene and notified a medical helicopter. Within eight minutes he was enroute to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center to meet with LifeNet 4, who is stationed there. Medic 1’s crew continued treatment enroute. At the hospital, he was transferred to the Flight Crew, then flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC within 25 minutes of the initial notification. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.

Medic 1, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.