HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in Hartsville over the weekend, the Darlington County Coroner says.
According to the Hartsville Police Department, the shooting was reported on Security Drive in Hartsville around 8:30 p.m.
The teenage victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to responding officers.
The name of the slain juvenile has not been released.
Authorities believe this is an isolated incident.
The Hartsville Police Department is working with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Department. Additionally, the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) has been called in to assist in the investigation.
WMBF News has reached out to the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office for information about the shooting, but has not yet received a response.
The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hartsville Police Department at 843-383-3011.
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