Hampton County legal professional Alex Murdaugh was shot on Saturday within the Charleston space of South Carolina, months after his spouse and son had been murdered within the household’s residence.
The incident occurred within the late afternoon when Murdaugh, 53, was driving on a distant street and skilled some automobile hassle. He stopped and was later shot.
Murdaugh was transported to a Lowcountry hospital, in keeping with his lawyer Jim Griffin. Nonetheless, Griffin claimed he didn’t know the severity of Murdaugh’s wounds.
Because the Hampton County Sheriff remains to be within the early part of its investigation into the incident, they’ve kept away from releasing too many particulars about Murdaugh’s capturing. Police haven’t named a suspect within the capturing.
In the meantime, the South Carolina Regulation Enforcement Division revealed they had been requested to analyze a capturing in Hampton County.
The incident comes after the June 7 deadly shootings of Murdaugh’s spouse Maggie, 52, and son Paul, 22. The 2 had been discovered within the household’s Colleton County residence. It appeared Paul was killed with a shotgun, whereas Maggie was shot with a rifle. Police haven’t publicly named any suspects within the murders.
On the time of his demise, Paul Murdaugh was awaiting trial after pleading not responsible to a few felony counts of sailing beneath the affect, together with boating beneath the affect leading to demise.