The Put Down the Guns now Young People Organization and the Greenwood Police Department held a press conference to address the issue

GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina)- Officers are investigating after a 15-year-old was shot injured during an altercation on Saturday night, said the Greenwood Police Department. 

Officers said they responded to the scene at around 9:55 p.m. on Saturday night. Two groups of individuals were at a party when they got into an altercation, according to officers. One group shot towards the other group and struck the 15-year-old victim in her hand. 

The victim received non-life-threatening injuries during the incident, according to officers. 

Officers are searching for the suspect involved in this shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greenwood Police Department. 

The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 15-year-old was shot.

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