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St. Helena man faces attempted murder charge in gas station shooting

St. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WSAV) — A St. Helena man is charged with attempted murder for his alleged involvement in a shooting at a gas station.

John Jenkins, 42, was charged with:

  • Attempted murder
  • Possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime
  • Gross breach of the peace

At 10:08 p.m. on November 2 of this year. Deputies responded to a call of shots fired at Parker’s Gas Station located on Sea Island Parkway in St. Helena, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO).

No victims or suspects were found at the gas station when deputies arrived, but deputies were called to Beaufort Memorial Hospital shortly after when the victim arrived with a gunshot wound. The victim received a non-life-threatening leg injury.

BCSO said two men got into a fight at a gas station, and one was shot as he ran out of the store.

Police are urging anyone with information about the shooting or Jenkins’ whereabouts to call SSgt. Todd Duncan at 843-255-3418 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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St. Helena man faces attempted murder charge in gas station shooting

St. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WSAV) — A St. Helena man is charged with attempted murder for his alleged involvement in a shooting at a gas station.

John Jenkins, 42, was charged with:

  • Attempted murder
  • Possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime
  • Gross breach of the peace

At 10:08 p.m. on November 2 of this year. Deputies responded to a call of shots fired at Parker’s Gas Station located on Sea Island Parkway in St. Helena, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO).

No victims or suspects were found at the gas station when deputies arrived, but deputies were called to Beaufort Memorial Hospital shortly after when the victim arrived with a gunshot wound. The victim received a non-life-threatening leg injury.

BCSO said two men got into a fight at a gas station, and one was shot as he ran out of the store.

Police are urging anyone with information about the shooting or Jenkins’ whereabouts to call SSgt. Todd Duncan at 843-255-3418 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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