ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WSAV) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) announced the arrest of shooting suspect, Deavion Burgess, 18, on charges including attempted murder and one count of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
BCSO says Burgess turned himself in Monday morning to Sheriff’s Office investigators in Beaufort.
The arrest is linked to a shooting at the St. Helena Island Tiger Express.
On April 3, deputies responded to the Tiger Express gas station for a report of shots fired, in which one man was wounded.
Investigators say the shooting occurred in the parking lot. Deputies say Burgess left the scene after firing multiple bullets into a parked vehicle occupied by the victim and another man.
Burgess remains in custody at the Beaufort County Detention Center.