Colleton County Fire-Rescue
24/April/2021 - Triple Shooting Incident - "A" Shift
Incident # 21-02838 - Three people received life threatening gunshot wounds in a shooting incident at Classics Club, 2444 Robertson Blvd. Saturday morning 24-April. 9-1-1 received multiple reports of people being shot at the club beginning at 02:13. County and City Law Enforcement quickly arrived and secured the scene. Engine 19 and Medic 19 arrived to find a critically injured man who was shot three times, one wound was to the neck. The patient was in severe distress and advanced airway maneuvers were necessary to secure his airway. Firefighter-Paramedics administered whole blood and transported the patient emergent to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center to meet with the CARE Flight helicopter. The patient was transferred to the Flight Crew and flown to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. A second adult male was shot six times. Firefighter-Paramedics treated him at the scene, then transported him emergent to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center in Fire-Rescue Medic 26. Additional personnel were onboard to assist with his care. Crews also administered whole blood to the man. While units were on the scene at Classics, Walterboro Police located a vehicle in the ditch on Robertson Blvd about 1-1/2 miles south of the location near Furlong Dr.
They found an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds. Fire-Rescue Medic 1 responded to this scene. The adult male advised he had also been shot at Classics Club and fled the scene. He was also in critical condition. Firefighter-Paramedics worked to stabilize the man and control his bleeding. The Meducare helicopter was enroute to Walterboro to transport a MVC patient from an unrelated incident and was diverted to the Airport to meet with Medic 1. The patient was transferred to the Flight Crew, then flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC. A fourth patient was struck by a car in the parking lot of the Club as people were leaving the chaotic scene. He refused treatment and left the location. The Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.
Engine 19, Medic 1, Medic 19, Medic 26, Battalion 1, Car 112, CARE Flight and Meducare responded. Battalion Chief Scott O'Quinn served as Incident COmmander.
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