Colleton County Fire-Rescue


29/May/2021 - Fatal Shooting Incident - "C" Shift 

Incident # 21-03709 - An adult male died from multiple gunshot wounds in the rear parking area of the Palms Inn and Suites, 1145 Sniders Hwy. Saturday morning 29-May. 9-1-1 received reports of shots fired at the location with one person on the ground at 01:46. Walterboro Police Officers and Fire-Rescue found the victim unconscious and not breathing. Firefighter-Paramedics began treating the man's injuries and started resuscitative measures at the scene. He was transported emergent to Colleton Medical Center with additional Firefighter-Paramedics onboard to assist with his care. The ED staff continued resuscitative efforts but the man did not survive his injuries. The Walterboro Police Department is investigating the incident.

Medic 1, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Captain Jack Wimberly served as Incident Commander.