A 30-year-old man was shot to death near Walterboro early Wednesday morning.
The Colleton County Coroner’s Office did not immediately release his identity.
A witness called 911 at 4:43 a.m. and told dispatchers that someone heard about three shots and saw a person lying face down in front of 16 Brights Court, Colleton County Sheriff’s Sgt. Amye Stivender said. Deputies found a 30-year-old man who had been shot in the head and abdomen.
Colleton County Fire and Rescue took the man to the Colleton Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 549-2211 or Crimestoppers at 554-1111.