Beaufort, SC–On October 1, 2023, at approximately 12:41 pm Beaufort Police Officers responded to a shooting incident at Cross Creek Apartments, 325 Ambrose Run.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 26-year-old female with serious injuries. The victim was stabilized and was transported by EMS to a local hospital.
Officers received a secondary report of a gunshot victim en route to a local hospital. Officers responded to the hospital in reference to two additional gunshot victims related to the incident. Officers located a 25-year-old male with non-life-threatening injuries and a 3-year-old with life-threatening injuries. The 3-year-old later succumbed to their injuries.
Further investigation revealed a domestic dispute occurred during a child exchange that escalated into an incident where shots were fired. Investigators are searching for Jonathan Tyleke Fair, 27, who is wanted for questioning related to the incident. Fair is known to frequent the Big Estates and the Yemassee area.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Andersen at 843-322-7941, or the Anonymous Tip Line at 843-322-7938.