Colleton County Fire-Rescue


11/November/2017 Hunting Accident B Shift

Incident # 17-07797 A 48 year old Summerville man was injured in a hunting accident Saturday morning 11-November. At 08:31, Fire-Rescue units were sent to a small dirt path off of the 400 block of Clover Hill Road south of Catholic Hill. The man was hunting with a large group when he was accidently shot with buck shot. He received two wounds to a leg. Bystanders had controlled the bleeding prior to the arrival of Paramedics. Crews quickly treated the man at the scene, then transported him emergent to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston with additional personnel on board to assist with patient care. Two other men were also injured in hunting accidents over the weekend. One man was shot in the Springtown Community and transported the Colleton Medical Center by private car. On Friday, a man accidently shot himself while hunting and was transported to Colleton Medical Center by private car. DNR is investigating the incidents.

Medic 6, Battalion 1 and Car 112 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as incident Commander.