Colleton County Fire-Rescue


24/December/2015 – Shooting Incident – “C” Shift

Incident # 15-07487 – At 04:24, a 36 year old male received suspected life threatening gunshot wounds during an incident at 376 Jonesville Ave Thursday morning 24-December. This was the second of three shooting incidents to occur this evening. The patient received multiple wounds to the torso. After Sheriff’s Deputies cleared the scene, Firefighter-Paramedics quickly treated the man and requested a medical helicopter. LifeNet declined the flight due to poor weather conditions. Medic 13 rapidly transported the man to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston with additional personnel on board to assist with patient care. The first GSW response occurred at 23:25 (23-Dec) when a 63 yr old male reported accidently shot himself in the leg at his residence at 73 Apostle Lane near Cottageville. He was treated at the scene by Firefighter-Paramedics for a non-life threatening injury, then transported by Medic 9 to Colleton Medical Center. The third incident occurred on Ritter Road near Blue House Ln around 05:22. An adult male arrived at the Emergency Dept at Colleton Medical Center in a private car suffering from a gunshot wound. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating all three incidents.  

Apostle Ln Incident – Medic 9, Engine 9 and Battalion 1 responded. Battalion Chief Ben Heape served as Incident Commander.

Jonesville Incident – Medic 13, Battalion 1, Car 12 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Ben Heape served as Incident Commander.