Walterboro police need public's help to solve fatal shooting mystery

Erica Caldwell was shot and killed by an unkown person in Walterboro in March 2018. (Provided/Crimestoppers)

On March 28 around 9:21 p.m., several people were standing in the front yard of 426 Savage Street in Walterboro.

An unknown black male, slender build wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and jeans, walked by the yard and opened fire into the crowd, police said.

Three individuals were hit as a result of the shooting, including 18-year-old Erica Caldwell, a Colleton County High School senior who died as a result of her injuries.

Detectives at the Walterboro Police Department have worked to find the individual responsible for shooting Erica and are now reaching out to the public for help.

If anyone has heard any rumors or knows information about what may have happened, please contact Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry.

Every piece of information is important and may help lead detectives in the right direction. Any information given can remain anonymous.

Authorities are trying to get justice for Erica’s loved ones and hopefully some closure for her family.

Tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime, any crime or the recovery of stolen property and illegal drugs.

Do not confront or attempt to apprehend any fugitives or suspects.

If you know something about this case, you can provide information anonymously to Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry.

By phone, call toll-free 843- 554-1111 or statewide at 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

Online, click here and click the submit a tip tab. There is also a mobile app called P3 Tips for Apple or Anroid devices.

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