- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 6, 2015

OKATIE, S.C. (AP) - Authorities in Beaufort County have released the name of a man who was shot in a homicide on the mainland side of Hilton Head Island.

A statement from the sheriff’s office says 34 year old Herman Gaston Jr. of Bluffton was killed in the community of Okatie late Tuesday night.

Deputies responded to a report of a traffic accident about 11:15 p.m. They found the driver of a car dead of at least one gunshot wound.

Deputies said the driver hit a second vehicle because of the shooting.

Authorities have not yet made an arrest.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide