One dead following early morning shooting in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, SC- Charleston County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that took place on Scott-White Road early Sunday morning.

According to reports, police officers were dispatched to George’s Club, located at 5770 Scott-White Road, at around 1:00 a.m. following a shooting report.

At the scene, officials say they were told that a gunshot victim was taken to a residence on SC Hwy162 and then transported to Saint Francis Hospital by Charleston County Emergency Medical Services. The victim, identified as Devante Smiley, 23, was pronounced dead at St. Francis ER just before 2:00 a.m. He died as a result of a single gunshot wound.

A second gunshot victim, Maulique Alexander Heyward, was driven to Saint Francis Hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound to the leg area.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.

As of now, detectives are investigating the case and have not been able to identify any suspects.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 843-554-1111 or the Charleston County Consolidated dispatch center at 843-743-7200.

You can also submit a tip directly to the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office website at


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