Third suspect arrested in shooting incident that injured 1-year-old

Colleton County News

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A third suspect has been arrested following a shooting that injured a 1-year-old in Colleton County.

According to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, Brandon Brown was taken into custody on Wednesday and is charged with eight counts of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Deputies responded to a residence on Whitehall Road around midnight Tuesday after receiving reports of a shooting.  

When authorities arrived, they witnessed a 1-year-old child who sustained a gunshot wound to the leg.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue immediately responded to the scene and airlifted the child to a local hospital to receive further treatment.

Investigators later apprehended a juvenile who is being charged with eight counts of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

On Wednesday, the department announced the arrest of a second juvenile regarding the shooting.

All three have been charged with eight counts of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Colleton County Sheriff’s Office PIO Shalane Lowes said that is because there were eight children sleeping in the home at the time.

Both juveniles were denied bond on Wednesday. All three are being held at the Colleton County Detention Center.

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