16-year-old in custody after 3 teens shot during party in Union Co.,

Arrest made in Union Co. shooting of teens
Published: Jun. 25, 2023 at 12:23 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 27, 2023 at 2:25 PM EDT
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UNION COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Union County Sheriff’s Office said a 16-year-old was taken into custody Thursday after four teens were injured during a shooting at a party on Saturday night.

Deputies said the 16-year-old suspect was taken into custody in Anderson County around 2:45 p.m. on Thursday. The teenager was brought back to Union County and later transported to DJJ in Columbia, where they are facing three counts of attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of violent crime and malicious damage to personal property.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to Bob Adams Road following a noise complaint at around 11 p.m.

Deputies arrived at the scene, found the party, and told the crowd to disperse when shots were fired.

The Sheriff’s Office said an 18-year-old boy was shot in the chest and airlifted to the hospital, where he is currently in stable condition. Deputies stated that a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man were also shot and injured during the incident. However, they were both later released from the hospital.

Deputies added that another 18-year-old girl was injured when windshield glass got into her skin.

Union County Sheriff's Office held a press conference Tuesday, June 27, following a shooting which involved four teenage victims

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