GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) –
Police said a teenage boy died at the hospital after being shot at an apartment complex Wednesday evening.
They got the call around 7:30 p.m. Police said a woman reported hearing gun shots and saw someone fall to the ground.
Police said they responded to Tennessee Court in reference to a shooting, and saw people fleeing as they arrived on scene. That’s when they found one person who had been shot.
Officers said EMS rushed the victim to Self Regional Hospital for treatment. The coroner later pronounced the victim dead.
The coroner’s office said the victim succumbed to his injuries and passed away at Self Regional Hospital at 8 p.m. His manner of death remains under investigation at this time.
The coroner did not release the victim’s name but police said the victim was a 15-year-old boy.
Police said they were searching for a suspect, with the assistance of Greenwood County’s bloodhound team.
Police have not released any names or descriptions of potential suspects.
FOX Carolina is working to get additional information.