GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WBTW) — A 17-year-old suspect has turned himself in after allegedly shooting another teenager in the leg, according to Georgetown police.

Jezakyia Jaquan Hooks, of Georgetown, will be charged as an adult with attempted murder and unlawful possession of a handgun, police said. He surrendered to authorities at about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.

The shooting happened at about 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday in the 2500 block of Highmarket Street, according to police. The 17-year-old boy was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Police did not release any information about his condition.

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