GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD)- A teenager who allegedly shot and killed another teenager Wednesday night in Georgetown has been arrested.
According to the Georgetown Police Department (GPD), officers responded to the 2500 block of Highmarket Street around 11:15 p.m. in reference to a gunshot victim.
A 17-year-old was found suffering from a gunshot wound and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, authorities said.
The suspect — identified as 17-year-old Jezakyia Jaquan Hooks — turned himself in to authorities Thursday morning.
Hooks will be charged as an adult with attempted murder and unlawful possession of a handgun, according to police. He is being held in the Georgetown County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.
The investigation is ongoing.