Suspect arrested for attempted murder in Hardeeville gas station shooting

Crime & Safety

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. (WSAV) — A Hardeeville man has been arrested for attempted murder and other charges following a shooting at a gas station early Tuesday morning.

The shooting took place at the Octane Gas and Food Mart at 18711 Whyte Hardee Boulevard. City officials say one person was shot several times and airlifted to a Savannah area hospital.

Details on the victim’s condition have not been released.

Officials say 36-year-old Marcus Gordon, of Hardeeville, now faces several charges in connection to the shooting, including attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, felony possession of a firearm and armed robbery.

He was apprehended in a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon on Purrysburg Road.

Hardeeville Police Chief Sam Woodward thanked his investigators for their quick work, along with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department, 14th Judicial Circuit investigative team, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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