January 2, 2020
SCDNR law enforcement officers are investigating a deadly hunting incident that occurred New Year's Day at approximately 2:30 p.m. in Colleton County.
Four hunters were attempting to move deer, also known as driving deer, near Barracada Road in Walterboro when two hunters were shot after being mistaken for a deer.
Those two hunters succumbed to their injuries.
SCDNR continues to investigate this incident.
Media Contact: Kaley Lawrimore, Regional Public Information Coordinator.