Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burton Homicide

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office tells News 3 they responded to a residence in Pleasant Farms subdivision at approximately 7:40 pm Monday to a report of a gunshot victim.

Their preliminary investigation revealed a male had been shot in an apparent homicide and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect was still at the residence when deputies arrived and was detained.

The identities of the victim and suspect, as well as the circumstances surrounding the shooting death are currently under investigation.

Citizens should expect significant law enforcement activity in the Pleasant Farms subdivision for the next several hours.

Additional information will be released regarding this incident when available, stay with News 3 for the latest.

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