Colleton County Fire-Rescue


07/08/2011 Shooting Incident C Shift

Incident # 11-03772 A Walterboro man was injured in a shooting incident near Lincoln Apartments Friday evening. Medic 1 was dispatched to 404 Whetsel Street for a report of a person shot near one of the buildings at 22:47. A Walterboro Public Safety Officer found the victim lying on the ground at the intersection of Whetsel St and Sweat St in front of Oakwood Nursing Home about on e block from the complex. The patient had been shot in the lower back. The bullet exited through his abdomen and entered his right arm at the elbow. He was in stable condition. Firefighter-Paramedics treated him at the scene and then transported him to Colleton Medical Center. WPS is investigating the case.

Medic 1, Battalion 1, Car 12 and Walterboro Public Safety responded. Firefighter-Paramedic (Acting Battalion Chief) Chris Jones served as Incident Commander.