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Deputies were on scene Wednesday night at the Stop-A-Minit on S.C. Highway 72 and Woodlawn Road, where deputies said multiple shots were fired and one person was hit.


A 17-year-old died at the hospital Wednesday night after being shot multiple times, according to a release from Greenwood County Sheriff Dennis Kelly.

Crime scene investigators were taking measurements and marking up the parking lot Wednesday night at the gas station where the shooting took place.

Deputies discussed the case and tried to piece details together while customers still pulled into the Stop-A-Minit on S.C. Highway 72 and Woodlawn Road toward Abbeville.

According to the release, sent at about 10:45 p.m., deputies were originally called out to investigate a possible reckless driver in the area. While searching for the driver, deputies heard report of the shooting.

At 5:18 p.m., deputies learned the teen who was shot had died at Self Regional Medical Center. Deputies were interviewing a person of interest, and still investigating the shooting.