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.
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