Suspect arrested for attempted murder in Beaufort County shooting

Crime & Safety

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) has arrested wanted shooting suspect Gilbert Hanners Jr.

BCSO says Hanners was wanted for an attempted murder in a Polk Village shooting on Tuesday.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to the shooting around 2:30 p.m. on Westview Avenue.

At the scene, BCSO found an adult male victim suffering gunshot wounds. He was transported to Beaufort Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Investigators identified Hanners as the suspect responsible for the shooting.

BCSO said the victim, whose identity has not yet been released, was transferred from the Beaufort hospital to the Medical University of South Carolina. No word on his condition.

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