Colleton County shooting leaves 3 dead, child flown to MUSC

RUFFIN, S.C. (WCIV) — Three people have been shot and killed in the tiny Colleton County town of Ruffin.

Officials with Colleton County Fire-Rescue confirm they were dispatched to an address on Lowcountry Highway shortly before 4 p.m.

On the scene, officials say firefighter-paramedics discovered three people dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Additionally, a 9-year-old girl suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the leg was flown to MUSC for treatment, according to officials. There is no word at this time on her condition.

The Colleton County Sheriff's Office is investigating. This is a developing story, and will be updated.

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