Lady’s Island man shot, killed in Burton

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At approximately 2 a.m. Saturday, Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting incident that occurred outside of a residence on Laurel Street East in Burton. 

According to the Sheriff’s Office, when they arrived, deputies learned that 36-year-old Clinton Robinson of Lady’s Island had been shot and killed by an unknown male subject. 

That subject allegedly fled the scene after the shooting.

The Crime Scene Unit remained on the scene to process for forensic evidence, and investigators continue to conduct interviews of witnesses.
Beaufort County Coroner Edward Allen advised that a forensic autopsy was to be performed on Tuesday at the Medical University of South Carolina to aid in the determination of the cause and manner of Robinson’s death. 

The investigation is ongoing, and additional information will be released when available. Anyone with information is urged to call Lance Corporal Dario Sosa at 843-255-3435 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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