- 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.


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