Summerville police investigating after teenager shot at Gahagan Park

Published: Apr. 16, 2022 at 12:31 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 16, 2022 at 8:57 AM EDT
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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - Police are searching for a clues in a Friday night shooting that injured a teenager at a Summerville Park.

The investigation started at 9:30 p.m. when police responded to Gahagan Park on 184 West Boundary Street to a report of a large group of people having a party in the parking lot.

When officers arrived, they reported several vehicles were seen leaving the area. In addition, officers received information that a teenager had been shot.

A report states that the teenager was located with a gunshot wound to the ankle, and the teen was transported to Trident Hospital to receive treatment and was later released.

Investigators say they found several spent shell casings in the parking lot of the park.

Detectives and crime scene units responded to collect evidence, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Summerville Police Department dispatch center at 843-875-1650.

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