Colleton County Fire-Rescue


24/June/2017 – Shooting Incident – “C” Shift

Incident # 17-04337 – An adult male was critically injured in a shooting incident at 602 Smyly Road in the Ruffin Community Saturday night 24-June at 23:39. The 54 year old man was found conscious at the scene and received a single gunshot wound to the upper abdomen. He was quickly treated at the scene by Firefighter-Paramedics, then transported emergent to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro by Medic 18. Due to his condition, two additional Firefighter-Paramedics assisted during the transport. The patient was transferred to the Flight Crew and flown by C.A.R.E. Flight to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.

Medic 18, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 118 responded.