School district gives statement on 14-year-old killed in Anderson Co. shooting
BELTON, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Anderson County Coroner’s Office said teenage boy was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting overnight.
The Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called out to a scene along Willingham Road in Belton after the shots were fired around 2:30 a.m.
According to the coroner, 14-year-old Elijah Delbert Allen Sergent was found dead in the home with a gunshot wound.
Anderson County School District One released the following statement following the shooting.
The coroner’s office said the preliminary investigation indicates that Sergent was inside the home and was hit by a bullet fire from outside.
This incident has been ruled a homicide and is an ongoing investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office.
Stay tuned for more information.
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