Coroner: 15 year old dies following accidental shooting in Georgetown

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GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – A 15 year old has died following an accidental shooting that happened Tuesday in Georgetown.

According to Jason Lesley with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO), the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon at a residence on Cornell Loop.

Deputies say the juvenile was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina for treatment but later died.

Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson identified the victim as 15-year-old West Venters.


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