UPDATE: Deputies arrest man charged with attempted murder

Crime & Safety

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) – Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) Deputies arrested a man charged with attempted murder.

William Labar V, 22, is charged in a Burton shooting that left two men wounded. Labar V also faces one count of Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime in connection to the shooting, BCSO said.

Deputies said Labar V was arrested in Grays Hill.

The shooting occurred around 9:40 p.m. Thursday outside a residence on Parris Island Gateway. Both men were transported to the Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment. One was released after treatment but the other was transferred to the Medical University of South Carolina for treatment of serious wounds, deputies said. The man remains hospitalized and his condition is unknown.

Labar V left the scene before deputies arrived but identified him through witness interviews and examination of the evidence.

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