Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Investigating the Shooting of Gregory Lee Leggett in Washington | Beaufort County Now | On July 3 rd , 2020 at about 9:30 pm, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a shooting which resulted in an injured male in the Mimosa Shores Road area of Washington. | beaufort county, sheriffs office, investigation, shooting, Gregory Lee Leggett, washington, july 6, 2020

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Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Investigating the Shooting of Gregory Lee Leggett in Washington

Press Release:

    On July 3rd , 2020 at about 9:30 pm, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received a report of a shooting which resulted in an injured male in the Mimosa Shores Road area of Washington. Deputies and Broad Creek EMS personnel responded to the scene where they located Gregory Lee Leggett age 59, deceased with a single gunshot wound. The investigation is continuing.


  • Sheriff Ernie Coleman
  •     Beaufort County Sheriff's Office



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