Crime & Courts

Update | Two shooting victims treated for wounds

Two people, including a 14-year-old girl, were shot Tuesday night on Barrington Drive in Richland County.

The Richland County Sheriff's Department responded to a call of shots fired in the 4900 block around 11 p.m. Responding officers discovered the two people with gunshot wounds had driven themselves to Palmetto Health Richland in a private vehicle, Lt. Chris Cowan said.

Witnesses said the victims were involved in an altercation with others in the front yard of a house. The girl was shot in the lower body. The other victim, a 20-year-old man, was shot in the upper back. Both were in stable condition this morning, Cowan said.

More information will be published as it becomes available.

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