UPDATE: Coroner IDs man killed in shooting at Hilton Head apartments

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UPDATE: The Beaufort County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased subject as 19-year-old Davontae Grant of Bluffton. A forensic autopsy will be performed Tuesday at the Medical University of South Carolina to confirm the cause and manner of Grant’s death. As of Monday morning, the wounded subject—who was flown to Savannah—was listed in critical condition.

The shooting incident remains under investigation. The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact Staff Sergeant Eric Calendine at 843-255-3427 or CrimeStoppers 1-888-CrimeSC if wishing to remain anonymous and for a possible reward.


One man is dead and another injured after a shooting at the Hilton Head Garden Apartments Sunday night.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) responded to a report of shots fired at the complex at about 9:30 p.m.

When deputies arrived they discovered one adult male had been shot and killed and another had multiple gunshot wounds.

The wounded man was flown to Savannah Memorial for treatment by Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue.

Sheriff’s Office personnel are currently on scene investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sheriff’s Office Dispatch 843-524-2777 or CrimeStoppers 1-888-CrimeSC if they wish to remain anonymous, and for a possible reward.

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