Beaufort police are in the initial stages of an investigation into a fatal shooting that took
place at approximately 7:00 p.m. this evening. At this time witnesses are being interviewed...
and a SLED crime scene unit is on their way to assist. The shooting took place at the Subway
restaurant located in the Cross Creek shopping center on Robert Smalls Parkway. The known
facts at this time are that the victim is an adult male who was a customer at the restaurant. He
was shot by another man who entered the restaurant after him. No one else was injured. The
only description of the suspect at this time is an African-American man with dreadlocks wearing
a black hat and white t-shirt. Additional details will be forthcoming when they are available.
Anyone with information on this crime is requested to contact the dispatch office at 524-2777.