Teen dead after shotgun blast; Colleton deputies arrest brother

HENDERSONVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Deputies in Colleton County arrested the brother of a man that was killed in a shooting incident Wednesday.

Joshua Plant, 21, was pronounced dead Wednesday afternoon after authorities responded to a Black Creek Road home and found the victim. Investigators arrested Plant's brother, Eric, Thursday and charged him with voluntary manslaughter.

According to the incident report from the sheriff's office, Eric Plant told responding officers his brother's fatal wound was self-inflicted. The investigation is ongoing, but deputies placed Plant under arrest in reference to the shooting.

He was transported to the Colleton County Detention Center. A judge denied Plant bond in the case.

The Plant brothers were apparently in the area visiting relatives but lived in Ohio.

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