From staff reports
Two people were wounded in a shooting on St. Helena Island early Sunday morning, Feb. 27.
Deputies from the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting near the Penn Center on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. There they learned that two people were wounded in the shooting.
Both patients were transported to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment. Their condition is unknown.
The incident did not constitute a threat to the general public according to a press release on the incident issued by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. A spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that the incident remained under investigation. No further information was provided.
A portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive was closed to traffic while police operations were active.