HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said a teen was found shot dead early Tuesday morning.
BCSO identified the teen as 19-year-old Breiner Gonzalez, who was in immigrant from Colombia. A business owner in the Northridge Plaza shopping center saw the teens body and called 9-1-1.
Around 1:30 a.m., deputies found a young man dead with apparent gunshot wounds in the parking lot.
Investigators collected evidence from the scene and are continuing to canvass nearby businesses for video surveillance.
Anyone with information about this case or the unknown victim’s identity is encouraged to call Beaufort County dispatch at 843-524-2777, Sgt. Dario Sosa at 843-255-3435, or if wishing to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers of the Low Country at 843-554-1111.