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Walterboro shooting incident sends victim to hospital

On May 21, at 11:22 a.m. authorities responded to a shooting incident off of Gadsden Loop in Walterboro, according to spokesman Tyger Benton.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-05-21 18:30:11

Murder suspects break out of Orangeburg jail; inmates on the run after control panel failed, officer assaulted

Three inmates escaped from the Orangeburg County Detention Center on Saturday night, including two men accused of murder, Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said Sunday. One has been found.Investigators are appealing to the public to report anything suspicious to law enforcement immediately.“We have to get thes

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-21 01:30:00

Man shot on Gadsden Loop this morning

On Monday (today) at 11:22 a.m., the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a 911 call in reference to a shooting that just occurred off of Gadsden Loop in Walterboro. The victim was transported to Colleton Medical Center by personal vehicle. Upon deputies’ arrival at the hospital, medi

WALTERBOROLIVE.COM - 2018-05-21 14:34:33

Walterboro car show at noted veterans center attracts collectors from across Lowcountry

Dressed in the event's printed shirts, Skip and Diane Kershner were among scores of volunteers working the 11th yearly Veterans Victory House car show May 12, organized by Walterboro Cruisers.The couple relocated to Walterboro — the Colleton County town of 10,000 people about 60 miles northwest of C

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-05-20 03:53:00

Three sought after Orangeburg jail escape; two accused of murder, one of carjacking

Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announced investigators are seeking three inmates who escaped from the Orangeburg County Detention center Saturday night.The sheriff said Tyshon Demontrea Johnson, 27; Curtis Ray Green, 20; and Christopher Shannon Boltin, 27, are being sought.

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-20 09:41:00

3 inmates escape from South Carolina prison :: WRAL.com

Orangeburg, S.C.— Investigators in South Carolina are seeking three inmates who escaped from the Orangeburg County Detention Center Saturday night.According to Sheriff Leroy Ravenell, Tyshon Demontrea Johnson, 27, Curtis Ray Green, 20, and Christopher Shannon Boltin, 27, are being sought after the a

WRAL - 2018-05-20 12:23:07

Sheriff's Office: Missing man was driving beige Chevy Impala in Beaufort County

The Sheriff's Office is seeking help in locating a missing man, according to a news release sent out at 12:04 a.m. Monday.Jarod Myers is 5-foot-11 and weighs 190 pounds, the news release said.He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black and gray shorts, and black Nike slide on shoes, the release sa

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-05-21 06:31:00

North Charleston plans for a "new downtown" on the river

When I was a boy, “Shop 64” was a mysterious place. It was where my father worked, at the Navy yard, beyond the armed guards and the security-fence maze. The entire Navy complex was alive with thousands of folks working round-the-clock shifts, and forbidding for those who didn’t. We could imagine a

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-05-20 03:45:00

Walterboro City Police and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office release FBI crime statistics for 2017

City of WalterboroWhen trying to measure the effectiveness of a police department, crime is one of the least effective barometers.Walterboro’s Assistant Police Chief Kevin Martin, the keeper of the stats for the local department, points out that the number forwarded to the Federal Bureau of Investig


25-year-old Summerville woman dead following shooting outside restaurant

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) — The Summerville Police Department is investigating following a deadly shooting, Thursday night.


Second woman shot this year at Summerville bar, this time fatally

A woman was fatally shot Thursday night at the same Summerville bar where a customer was wounded in gunfire earlier this year.Gunshots rang out about 11:15 p.m. at Three Cafe as customers scattered into the parking lot, Capt. Cassandra Williams of the Summerville Police Department said.When officers


Charleston student wins $5.87 million in brain injury lawsuit against school

A former athlete at First Baptist School of Charleston received a $5.87 million verdict in a lawsuit after he suffered two sports-related concussions while playing basketball for the school.The jury reached its verdict in favor of the student, Brett Baker-Goins, on Friday afternoon, according to a s


Update: Walterboro man dies in fire

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said that David Hayden, 65, of Teakwood Drive died as a result of a fire in the master bedroom in his home.


Police investigating homicide outside Summerville business

A woman was shot and killed in a parking lot outside a business Thursday night, according to Summerville police, and investigators are seeking the public's help with the case.Agency Spokeswoman Lt. Cassandra Williams said police responded around 11:15 p.m. to 100 Iris St. and located a man performin


Father receives bond after 3-year-old killed in shooting

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) - On May 15 at 6:20 p.m., the Colleton County Sheriff's Office arrested 28-year-old Allen Michael Martin, of Walterboro, in connection with son's death.


FUGITIVE FILES: Wanted, Armed and Dangerous Assault Suspect

"He walks to the boyfriend's side of the car, draws a pistol out of his pants and points it out the window at the ex-boyfriend," says Det. Jacob Hilderbrand of the SPD Violent Crimes. "Jumps out the pasenger side and flees down the street. Joshua Shelton then comes around the car and fires one shot.


Walterboro man charged in shooting death of 3-year-old son

A Walterboro man has been charged in connection with the shooting death of his 3-year-old son earlier this month.Allen Michael Martin, a 28-year-old Grayson Street resident, was charged with two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child, according to an announcement by the Colleton County Sheriff's


North Charleston man convicted in 2016 slaying of ex-girlfriend, sentenced to life term

A North Charleston man was convicted and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in the brutal2016 slayingof his former girlfriend.A Berkeley County jury convicted Edward I. Nelson, 25, of murder, following a three-day trial according to the 9th Circuit Solicitor's Office.


Authorities seek Orangeburg man considered armed, dangerous

HamptonSOURCE: OCSOAuthorities are seeking a man who is considered armed and dangerous in an area that includes S.C. State University and Claflin University.Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell issued a statement saying, “Investigators are seeking an Orangeburg man in connection with a confronta


Deputies arrest Orangeburg Co. man after confrontation

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WCBD) - Investigators with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man in connection with a confrontation that happened early Thursday morning.Sheriff Ravenell with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office announced that investigators have 17-year-old Najquan Hampton i