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Deputies: Suspect named in shooting that wounded juvenile at Whispering Pines Apartments

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Charelle Burton (Source: SCSO) Charelle Burton (Source: SCSO)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said a suspect has been charged and is being sought after a shooting on Saturday at Whispering Pines Apartments sent a boy to the hospital.

Deputies say around 4:20 p.m., they responded to a shooting near Whispering Pines Apartments on Abner Road. Once on scene they located a male juvenile who appeared to have suffered from at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

On Wednesday, deputies announced that Charelle Antonio Burton, who goes by the street names "Slim" and "Rell," had been charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Deputies said Burton also has active bench warrants for domestic violence and violation of probation.

Deputies said Burton shot the child after a dispute over the possible theft of some marijuana.

Anyone with information on Burton's whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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