Overnight shooting in Berkeley Co. leaves teen injured

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting.

Authorities responded to a home in the 200 block of Varner Ridge Lane at 12:19 a.m. on June 29 in reference to a shooting.

Deputies found a 17-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound to his right leg.

The victim told officials that the shooting was self-inflicted. Family members later said another 17-year-old was responsible for the shooting following a birthday party.

The shooting victim was transported by medics to Trident Medical Center.

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