Colleton County Fire-Rescue


28/September/2019 – Shooting Incident – “A” Shift

Incident # 19-06780 – At 10:51 Saturday morning 28-September, a 58 yr. old male ran to a residence in the 14300 block of Augusta Hwy (SC Hwy 61) complaining of a gunshot wound to his leg. He advised a person drove him to an area on Porcupine Ln and shot him. The bullet struck a pocket knife in his pants, shattering the knife, but deflecting the round. The man received a non-life threatening injury to his leg. He was able to run from the incident location to obtain help. Fire-Rescue personnel found the man walking on Augusta Hwy about mile from the caller’s residence. He was treated at the scene, then transported in stable condition to Colleton Medical Center for evaluation. Several Sheriff’s Deputies responded and searched the area. They conducted an investigation which is ongoing.

Medic 19, Battalion 1, Car 27 and Car 112 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.