CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – August 24 is the two year anniversary of a disgruntled employee entering Virginia’s on King and shot and killed the executive chief while, also, taking someone hostage.
The shooter was 53-year-old Thomas Demetrius Burnes who would be shot by police and later die.
Shane Whiddon, 37, was the executive chef at Virginia’s and was a Goose Creek resident.
There is now a scholarship in honor of Shane Whiddon at Trident Technical College.
It’s awarded annually to a student pursuing culinary studies.