1 dead, 1 injured in Berkeley County double shooting

RIDGEVILLE, SC (WCBD) — The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that killed one person and injured another.

Authorities say the shooting happened around 4:20 p.m. Saturday on Garden Court off Highway 27. That’s in the Ridgeville area.

An ambulance took one person to Trident Hospital in North Charleston where the Berkeley County Coroner says he succumbed to his injuries.

The Berkeley County Coroner identified the victim as 23-year-old Ishmel Rivers of Ridgeville. An autopsy will be performed Monday.

Another person went to Summerville Medical Center with injuries. The victim’s status is unknown.

No word on how many suspects are involved.


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