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18-year-old charged in apartment shooting that critically injured girl

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Scene of Greenville Co. shooting (FOX Carolina/ 12/16/17) Scene of Greenville Co. shooting (FOX Carolina/ 12/16/17)
Scene of Greenville Co. shooting (FOX Carolina/ 12/16/17) Scene of Greenville Co. shooting (FOX Carolina/ 12/16/17)
Xavier Deonte Tyree Simpkins (Source: GCSO) Xavier Deonte Tyree Simpkins (Source: GCSO)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said an 18-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged after a shooting at a Greenville County apartment complex Saturday night.

The incident happened at Crestwood Apartments off Crestwood Forest Drive in Greenville around 9:46 p.m.

Deputies said when they arrived on scene, they discovered juvenile female had been shot at least once. She was transported to the hospital and remains in critical condition, deputies said Monday.

On Monday, deputies announced that Xavier Deonte Tyree Simpkins had been charged with discharging a firearm into a dwelling.

Deputies said Simpkins fired at least one additional gunshot after the girl was wounded.

Deputies said the suspect and the victim knew each other.

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