Teens facing charges after police respond to Northwoods Mall for gunshot victim

Published: Dec. 20, 2021 at 7:06 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 20, 2021 at 11:40 PM EST
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NORTH CHARLESTON , S.C. (WCSC) - Investigators say two teenagers are facing charges after police responded to Northwoods Mall for a report of a teen who suffered a gunshot injury while in a vehicle at the mall’s parking lot Monday evening.

It started around 6:19 p.m. when officers responded to the mall for a 15-year-old who had shot himself in the hand while inside a car.

That juvenile was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

In addition, officers reported locating a second gun hidden in the woods at the mall.

The injured teen and a second 15-year-old boy are both facing charges of possession of a weapon under 21, discharging a firearm within the city limits and possession of a weapon with an obliterated serial number.

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