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Fatal club shooting in Pawleys Island still under investigation

The investigation into a fatal weekend shooting at a Pawleys Island club continued Monday, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

Sean Edwards, 21, was pronounced dead at 3:31 a.m. Saturday at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson said. Edwards was shot in the chest while outside Club Isis, which is located on U.S. 17 in Pawleys Island.

On Monday, Carrie Cuthbertson, spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office, said an investigation into Edwards death continued and police ask anyone with information to call 546-5101. Anonymous tips can also be sent by using Text-A-Tip by dialing 274637 from any text enabled cell phone and text the word “GCSOTIP” followed by your message.

A supplementary report to the incident report in the shooting showed that police were called at 2:30 a.m. Saturday to the club at 9529 Ocean Highway for a shooting. A Pawleys Island officer was the first law enforcement officer on the scene and told deputies that Edwards was on the ground and had a faint pulse.

Edwards was found on his back between a sliver Dodge Durango and a trash dumpster on the south side of the club parking lot, according to the report. The driver’s door of the vehicle was open, but the report did not list who the vehicle belonged to.

Midway Fire Rescue took Edwards to the hospital where he later died.

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