UPDATE: JCSO identifies victim in deadly Sunday morning shooting

Crime & Safety

JASPER COUNTY, SC (WSAV) – UPDATE: The victim of a deadly shooting in Jasper County Sunday morning has been identified.

Kevon Williams Jr. (via JCSO)

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 23-year-old Kevon Williams Jr. of Ridgeland.

Williams Jr. was shot after a confrontation led to gunfire at a party being hosted at the Black President’s Club in Point South. He was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

This investigation is ongoing, and there is still no word on a suspect at this time.

News 3 will have updates.

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JASPER COUNTY, SC (WSAV) – Detectives with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a deadly shooting incident early Sunday morning.

Law enforcement responded to a party at the Black President’s Motorcycle Club on US 17 in Point South around 2 a.m. According to JCSO, a confrontation between several attendees led to gunfire inside and outside of the club while guests were trying to exit.

Deputies rushed inside and found a 23-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Beaufort Memorial Hospital, where he died. A second male and female were also injured by the gunfire, but they are expected to be okay.

Yemassee Police Officers also assisted JCSO deputies. This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information is urged to call 843-726-7519.

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