WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston Police Department (CPD) on Monday arrested a 16-year-old boy for a shooting that left another teen injured at a West Ashley park.
According to CPD, officers were called to a reported shooting near the playground at Lenevar Park around 4:44 p.m.
CPD said that a 16-year-old girl’s arm was grazed by a bullet. The victim left the park and reportedly drove to a nearby CVS with non-life-threatening injuries. She was then taken to a hospital for treatment.
Officers found what they described as an apparent crime scene in the playground parking lot. They spoke to witnesses, who said that the victim was with another teen who was also fired at during the shooting. CPD did not elaborate on whether the male victim was hit or on his condition.
Witnesses also led officers to the suspect, who had fled to a nearby house. The 16-year-old suspect was arrested on two charges of attempted murder and one charge of possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Anyone with information is asked to call CPD at (843)743-7200.
Editor’s note: This story is breaking and will be updated.