Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect News13’s latest count of shootings in the area.
DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A 13-year-old is in custody in connection with a shooting Tuesday in Dillon County that left a 15-year-old dead and another 15-year-old injured, according to Dillon County Sheriff Douglas Pernell.
The shooting happened on Coreys Court in the Bunker Hill area, Pernell said.
Pernell said the 13-year-old is at the Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia.
One 15-year-old died at McLeod in Dillon and the other 15-year-old is at McLeod Florence in what Pernell described as “stable condition.” A family member told News13 the injured 15-year-old had surgery Wednesday morning.
No other details were immediately available. News13 is working to learn more.
This shooting marks the 153rd shooting in the News13 viewing area this year, according to a News13 crime analysis. 2022 has seen fewer shootings than the same time period in 2021.
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