Suspect sought for attempted murder in Beaufort

Crime & Safety

Jordan Burgess

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WSAV) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect in a shooting that left one man injured Thursday afternoon.

Jordan Burgess, 22, of Beaufort, is wanted for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime in connection to the incident.

BCSO says around 2:40 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a gunshot victim outside of a home in Polk Village in Beaufort.

Deputies secured the scene on Centerview Drive and located the injured man. He was transported to the Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The sheriff’s office believes Burgess fled the area after the shooting. At this time, he has not been located.

BCSO says Burgess is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call Staff Sgt. Todd Duncan at 843-255-3418 or BCSO Dispatch at 843-524-2777.

Information can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111 or through the P3 Tips app.

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