Police investigate shooting that caused crash near Broad River Bridge

Crime & Safety

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WSAV) – Police are investigating a shots fired incident that caused a three-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, just after 3 p.m., there was a report of unknown subjects that shot at a car near the Broad River Bridge. The incident caused the vehicles to crash in front of the Circle K gas station at 845 Robert Smalls Parkway.

The subjects got out of the vehicle they were in and fled on foot.

After searching for a few hours with the Port Royal Police Department and a K-9 unit, BCSO says they were unable to locate the subjects.

The Port Royal Police Department continues to investigate the shooting. Anyone with information can call Beaufort County Dispatch at 843-524-2777.

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