Were you awakened last night between 2 and 2:30 a.m. to what may have sounded like guns firing?
No such thing.
Rick Skillier, Bluffton police chief, informed the Icon this morning that several residents called the department about hearing "gun shots" in the early morning hours.
Skillier said that what residents heard were fireworks being shot off in the area of Bluffton University.
"There was no public safety hazard to the noises reported last night," Skilliter said. "Residents heard fireworks being shot off."